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AgustaWestland: ED supports Saxena's approver plea

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (ED) on Thursday told a that it supported Dubai-based Rajiv Saxena's plea seeking to become an approver in the VVIP chopper deal case.

told that the agency had examined Saxena's statement and that he would be an important witness in the case.

The court listed the matter for March 25.

security agencies picked up Saxena from his residence on January 30 and extradited him to the same night.

He was granted bail on medical grounds last week. The ED did not oppose his bail application.

According to the ED, Saxena, in connivance with Gautam Khaitan, provided the global corporate structure that laundered money for payment to various political leaders, bureaucrats and (IAF) officials in order to influence the contract for supplying 12 VVIP helicopters in favour of

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 15:24 IST
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