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AgustaWestland: Saxena gets interim bail till Feb 22

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A on Thursday granted interim to Dubai-based till February 22 in the VVIP chopper deal case.

asked the to furnish two sureties bond of Rs 5 lakh each and also sought a detailed medical report of Saxena from the Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).

The (ED) on Wednesday told the court it was not opposing Saxena's plea on medical grounds as he was cooperating in the VVIP chopper deal probe.

Saxena told the court he was suffering from radiating back pain, numbness and heaviness in legs, neck pain and other ailments. Despite this, he has been cooperating, he said.

The (UAE) security agencies had picked Saxena from his residence on January 30 and extradited him to later that night, along with

According to the ED, in connivance with Gautam Khaitan, Saxena provided a corporate structure across the globe to launder money for payment to various political leaders, bureaucrats and officials to influence the contract for supplying 12 VVIP helicopters in favour of

A non-bailable warrant was issued against Saxena after he did not join the investigation despite repeated summons.

Saxena's name was mentioned in a charge sheet filed against his wife, Shivani, who has been out on after being arrested by the ED earlier.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, February 14 2019. 14:24 IST
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