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AgustaWestland scam: Court issues non-bailable warrant against British national James Christian Michel

Patiala House Court On Saturday Issued Non-bailable Warrant Against British National James Christian Michel In The AgustaWestland Chopper Scam Case. The Court Has Also Re-issued Summons Against A Company And Two Other Accused.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 07 Jan 2017, 02:01:44 PM
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New Delhi:

Patiala House Court on Saturday issued non-bailable warrant against British national James Christian Michel in the AgustaWestland chopper scam case. The court has also re-issued summons against a company and two other accused.

The summons against all accused were issued after they failed to appear in front of the Court on designated dates. Next date of hearing on the matter will be on February 22.

Earlier, the Central Bureau of Investigation's probe into the case had found that Michel received Euro 30 million (about Rs 225 crore) from Ms AgustaWestland which was nothing but 'kickbacks' paid by the firm to execute the 12 helicopter deal in favour of the firm in guise of of genuine transactions for performing multiple work contracts in the country.

One of the main accused in the case former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi was granted bail by the Patiala House court on December 26. 

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First Published : 07 Jan 2017, 01:50:00 PM

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