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Aviation scam: ED moves court seeking to declare lobbyist Deepak Talwar's son as fugitive offender

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The moved a Wednesday seeking to declare Aditya Talwar, son of Deepak Talwar, a fugitive offender in a case related to negotiations favouring foreign private airlines and causing losses to national carrier Air India.

posted the application for hearing tomorrow.

In its application, ED's told the court that Aditya was not cooperating with the investigation.

The court, meanwhile, cancelled the non-bailable warrant (NBW) against Aditya and directed him to appear before it on May 28.

Aditya's had sought cancellation of the NBW saying the summons had not reached Aditya's address and hence the probe agency's contention that he was not cooperating in the probe had no ground.

To this, Rana submitted sent the summons to Aditya's last known address.

was deported from the UAE last week in connection with a money laundering case and is currently in judicial custody.

had earlier told the court through A R Aditya that it needed to interrogate to get the names of officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, and Air India, who favoured foreign airlines, including Qatar Airways, and

The agency had claimed entities directly or indirectly controlled by the accused received exorbitant amounts from Qatar Airways, and and submitted a chart totalling USD 60.54 million received by firms directly or indirectly owned by between April 23, 2008 to February 6, 2009.

His alleged role in some aviation deals during the previous Congress-led United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) regime at the Centre is under the scanner as well.

Talwar was booked by the ED and the (CBI) in criminal cases of corruption, while the charged him with tax evasion.

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First Published: Wed, May 15 2019. 19:11 IST