AgustaWestland: Why defence purchases needed middlemen during Cong’s tenure, asks Jaitley<


Why Defence purchases needed middlemen in Congress’ tenure, asked Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday, while taking a jibe at Rahul Gandhi-led Congress party over the extradition of alleged lobbyist Deepak Talwar and co-accused in AgustaWestland case Rajiv Saxena.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday got four-day custody of Saxena, and Talwar after they were extradited to India from Dubai on Wednesday. The two were arrested at around 2 am on Thursday after they landed in Delhi in a special aircraft at around 1.30 am.

Jaitley further asserted that no one who cheats India will be allowed to escape. “No one who cheats INDIA can hide anywhere in the world and escape. Read More

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