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VVIP chopper case: Court dismisses alleged middleman Sushen Gupta's bail plea

Special Judge Arvind Kumar refused to grant the relief to Gupta whose judicial custody expires on Saturday and an order is yet to be passed on it. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Delhi court dismisses Christian Michel's interim bail plea to celebrate Easter, says he may abscond

The court also noted the submission of the counsel appearing for Michel who told the court that there is no medical emergency and he is seeking interim bail for general medical check-up of accused.


VVIP Chopper case: Delhi court refuses to share probe report with Christian Michel

The ED submitted a sealed cover report before Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar, stating that they have found who leaked the supplementary chargesheet.

ED, Christian Michel seek enquiry into AgustaWestland charge sheet leak

The ED urged the court to issue a notice to a news organisation asking it to explain how it accessed the documents, whereas Michel supported the demand of a probe while accusing the agency of politicising the matter.

Christian Michel to court: Never named anybody, ED has leaked the chargesheet

Michel’s advocate Aljo K Joseph told the court: “He was asked by the investigating agency to give possible initialsfor people and that is all he did. He never named anybody in his statement before the agency, which is being leaked to the media.”

Investigative reports in Indian Express: Probing AgustaWestland deal, tracking Christian Michel trail

From the first raids at middlemen Guido Haschke’s offices to his connections in India and from Christian Michel’s role to taped conversations that named ‘AP’ and ‘FAM’, these are among the key reports that prompted a probe that led to the cancellation of the deal in 2014.


Indian Express exposed Michel, Tyagi, note with initials; mentioned in chargesheet

It was a series of investigative reports by Pubby in The Indian Express in 2012-13 that first brought the alleged irregularities in the AgustaWestland deal into the public domain. These prompted a probe that led to the cancellation in 2014.

VVIP Chopper: ED's supplementary charge sheet against Michel claims 42 million euros in kickbacks

In its first charge sheet, filed against Michel in June 2016, ED had alleged that Michel and others received EUR 30 million (about Rs 225 crore) from AgustaWestland.

AgustaWestland probe: Delhi court sends 'middleman' Sushen Mohan Gupta to four-day ED custody

Sushen Mohan Gupta was arrested on the basis of information provided to the agency by Rajiv Saxena, another accused in the alleged VVIP chopper scam, who has turned approver in the case.

AgustaWestland case: Court asks DG Prison to take measures on Christian Michel’s jail stay

The court also said that even though the security of the accused was of paramount consideration, he could not be kept in isolation or solitary confinement in the name of security.

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Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.

AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Deal : How to study the new revelations

Manu Pubby explains his latest exclusive story for The Indian Express on the AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper deal. On February, 2014, The Indian Express published a report by him showing how a note that Italian prosecutors produced in court to show the vital role played by middleman Christian Michel in fixing the VVIP chopper deal, has the British 'consultant' telling top AgustaWestland officials to 'target' the closest advisers for UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the contract.