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Agusta Westland case: Patiala House Court summons ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi, others on Dec 20

After Taking Cognisance Of Chargesheet, Patiala House Court On Wednesday Summoned Former Indian Air Force Chief SP Tyagi And Others On December 20 In Connection With Agusta Westland Case.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Ashish Ranjan | Updated on: 11 Oct 2017, 07:02:18 PM
Agusta Westland case: Court summons ex-IAF chief SP Tyagi on Dec 20 (File photo)

New Delhi:

After taking cognisance of chargesheet, Patiala House Court on Wednesday summoned former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and others on December 20 in connection with Agusta Westland case.

The Patiala House Court also issued non bailable warrant against 3 foreign nationals, namely GR Heshke, CV Gerosa and CM James.

Earlier in September, former IAF Chief S P Tyagi was on Friday chargesheeted by the CBI in a Delhi Court along with nine others in connection with a bribery case in the Rs 3,500 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.

72-year old Tyagi is the first chief of the Indian Air Force to be chargesheeted in a corruption or a criminal case by the CBI.

Besides him, the agency has also chargesheeted retired Air Marshal J S Gujral along with eight others, including five foreign nationals, in the charge sheet filed before Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar.

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First Published : 11 Oct 2017, 07:01:57 PM