The order was issued based on extradition requests sent by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), probing the alleged kickbacks paid to swing the deal to buy 12 VVIP choppers in favour of AgustaWestland.
The UP government revoked the National Security Act (NSA) against Chandrashekhar, setting the stage for his release more than a year after he was jailed for his alleged role in clashes between Thakurs and Dalits in Saharanpur in May 2017.
"I believe I can do better work for my community if I stay away from politics. I fear the corrupting power of politics. If ever I feel there is a need for it, I will promote a suitable candidate. But I will not fight elections myself."
In a communication sent last week, the ED asked Interpol to desist from providing information about the ED’s RN request to Choksi. The ED has said this because the Interpol’s queries against its request are based on objections raised by the fugitive jeweller.
Last Saturday, police booked Vadra and Hooda, apart from real estate firms DLF and Onkareshwar Properties, on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, fraud, forgery and under provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
"We believe the time has come to go back to the people and seek a mandate. We have 16 seats (Lok Sabha ) here and we are confident we will win all, including Secunderabad. We want to play a decisive role in Delhi," KT Rama Rao said.
In yet another impediment to India’s efforts against fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi, Interpol has now raised queries on an Enforcement Directorate (ED) request to get a Red Notice (RN) issued against him.