Delhi court extends AgustaWestland scam accused Gautam Khaitan’s custody by 6 days


Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Saturday extended by six days the custody of AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case accused Gautam Khaitan to Enforcement Directorate (ED).

The ED had on January 26 arrested Khaitan, a lawyer, in a fresh case in connection with the alleged possession of black money and money laundering. He was arrested under the Black Money Act.A Delhi court had sent Khaitan to a two-day ED custody in connection.

The arrest came after the Income Tax Department raided Khaitan’s offices and various other properties in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR). The ED has gathered evidence against the lawyer for allegedly receiving kickbacks in other defence deals, besides AgustaWestland, during the tenure of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance.

The ED in its earlier charge sheet in 2018 had accused 34 Indian and foreign individuals and companies, including lawyer Gautam Khaitan  Read More

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