The case pertains to alleged irregularities in the purchase of 12 VVIP choppers from Italy-based Finmeccanica's British subsidiary AgustaWestland. Puri had approached the high court seeking anticipatory bail in connection with the case.
The court listed for August 21, jail authorities' plea challenging a trial court's order allowing Michel to make international phone calls to his family, friends and lawyers for 15 minutes a week in violation of prison rules.
A vacation bench of Justices Sanjiv Khanna and B R Gavai also issued notice to Saxena on an appeal filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) challenging the June 10 Delhi High Court order permitting him to visit the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom and Europe from June 25 to July 24.
The chargesheet, filed before Special Judge Arvind Kumar, states that Gupta had direct dealings with M/s Interstellar Technologies, and the kickbacks were allegedly transferred to several entities or people.
The court took note of a submission made by senior advocate Sidharth Luthra and advocate Pramod Kumar Dubey, appearing for Khaitan, who said that he had joined the investigation as and when called and answered the questions put to him.