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VVIP Chopper case: Court extends by 4 days ED custody of Rajeev Saxena

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A court Friday extended by four days the ED custody of Rajeev Saxena, arrested in the Rs 3,600-crore case.

The (ED) sought his further custody before the court, saying the probe is at a crucial stage.

The court had earlier extended the custody by as many days after ED had said that he was required for confronting him with Gautam Khaitan, a Delhi-based and a co-accused who was arrested in the case and is in the agency's custody.

ED alleged that in connivance with Khaitan, Saxena provided a global corporate structure for laundering illegal proceeds of the for payment to various political persons, bureaucrats and officials to influence the contract to supply 12 VVIP helicopters in favour of

Saxena is one of the accused named in the charge sheet filed by the ED. Christian Michel, former and directors and Bruno Spagnolini, and Saxena's wife have also been named by the agency.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 14:35 IST