VVIP chopper case: Christian Michel moves Delhi court, seeks to be lodged in a separate cell at Tihar jail
Michel, who was arrested in the UAE and extradited to India on 4 December, was remanded to judicial custody till 28 December on Wednesday.
Christian Michel, a 57-year-old British national told the court that he was not required for custodial interrogation and no purpose will be served by keeping him in custody any further.
AgustaWestland scam: ED to move court seeking Christian Michel's custody; British national was evasive during CBI inquiry
The ED wants Michel's custody as it has been investigating financial irregularities in the procurement deal of 12 AgustaWestland VVIP choppers.
AgustaWestland chopper scam: From Christian Michel to Sonia Gandhi, take a look at the key people named in the case
In February 2010, the Congress-led UPA government signed a contract with UK-based AgustaWestland to buy 12 AW101 helicopters for the Indian Air Force for Rs 3,600 crore.
AgustaWestland scam: Christian Michel extradited; how CBI chased middleman in Rs 3,600-cr VVIP chopper deal for 4 years
The investigative agency said Michel will be examined with respect to his involvement in the case and confronted with the documents including bogus transactions carried out by his firm’s, Global Trade & Commerce Ltd. London and Global Services FZE, Dubai to legitimise slush funds.
AgustaWest chopper scam: BJP says Christian Michel's extradition could spell serious trouble for Congress' first family
Michel is being extradited to India from the United Arab Emirates and scheduled to be brought back on Tuesday night from Dubai, according to official sources.
VVIP chopper scam: Order to extradite AugustaWestland middleman Christian Michel to India upheld by Dubai court
On Monday, Christian Michel's lawyer Abdul Moneim submitted documents showing that courts in Switzerland and Italy had ruled not to extradite his client.
All you need to know about Christian Michel, Guido Haschke, Carlo Gerosa: Alleged key middlemen in AgustaWestland choppers deal
A Dubai court on Tuesday ordered for the extradition of British national and alleged middleman Christian Michel in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP choppers deal case.
VVIP chopper scam: Christian Michel to be extradited, sustained interrogation may unlock AgustaWestland case
A Dubai court on Monday ordered the extradition of alleged British middleman Christian Michel in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam
The CBI, which registered an FIR in the case on 12 March, 2013, has alleged that then Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi and the other accused received kickbacks from AgustaWestland to help it win the contract. The FIR mentioned charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
How embarrassing it is when former chief of the Indian Air Force SP Tyagi is referred to as a "gorgeous girl" by petty wheelers and dealers!
Top government sources have been quoted as saying that the role of former Air Force chief NAK Browne is under the scanner in the AgustaWestland case.
According to Italian news website, La Repubblica, Haschke could be brought to Italy by next week in case he prefers not to appeal against extradition proceedings before the Swiss Federal court.