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Court extends Deepak Talwar's ED custody

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A on Tuesday allowed the (ED) to for two more days in a case.

extended Talwar's ED custody after the probe agency told him that he is required to be confronted with two people in connection with the case.

Talwar was presented before the court on expiry of his ED custody.

Talwar was deported from the (UAE) on January 30. He was presented before a court on January 31 which sent him to seven days ED custody.

The ED said Rs 200 crore was allegedly received in one of the of a company of Talwar in and that he is being probed for his suspected role in the irregular seat sharing on Air India's profitable routes with some international airlines.

Talwar had fled to after the Indian agencies started probing his role in concealing the income of over Rs 1,000 crore as well as facilitating aviation contracts during the UPA regime.

He is accused of brokering aviation sector deals, getting approval for foreign companies, and securing favours for clients due to his ties with UPA functionaries.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 17:36 IST
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