Elaborating upon the ground of bail which has been moved in the court, Khaitan's counsel Pramod Kumar Dubey told the media, "Black Money Act is not applicable in his case. Khaitan has never misused anything, he has always been available and has not tampered with any evidence."
The I-T department claimed to have gathered evidence against Khaitan for allegedly receiving kickbacks in other Defence deals too, besides AgustaWestland during the UPA tenure.
On the recommendation of the I-T department, the ED had registered a case against him under the Black Money Act.
He was on Enforcement Directorate's remand in connection with a case under the Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income) and Assets Act, 2015.
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