Indian states seek extension of nationwide lockdown to tackle COVID-19 | Mehbooba Mufti shifted to Srinagar residence, no revocation of detention yet | Friendship isn't about retaliation: Rahul Gandhi takes dig at Modi govt over Hydrooxychloroquine export | India to supply Hydroxychloroquine to nations badly hit by Coronavirus | BJP's Amit Malviya accuses Mamata Banerjee of hiding COVID-19 figures |
VVIP chopper scam middleman Michael  named

VVIP chopper scam middleman Michael named "Mrs Gandhi", "Son Of Italian Lady" : ED tells court

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 29 Dec 2018, 07:22 pm

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IBNS): The Enforcement Directorate told a Delhi court that the arrested alleged middleman in the VVIP chopper case-Christian Michel-has named "Mrs Gandhi" and "the son of the Italian lady".

Though the investigating agency did not specify the context used by Michel, his reference was seen aimed at Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi, reported NDTV.

"We need to decipher who is this 'big man' referred to as 'R' is in the communication between Christian Michel and other people. We need to confront Michel with other people to decipher this," the Enforcement Directorate told the court,as reported by the news channel.

Michel is among the three alleged middlemen being probed in the case by the Enforcement Directorate and the CBI. The others are Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa.

He was produced before a special court on Saturday.

His ED custody was extended by seven days. 

He was extradited to India from Dubai recently.

Michel, on his arrival in India, was taken to the CBI headquarters for questioning.

Michel’s extradition comes six years after his alleged involvement in the purchase of VVIP helicopters first surfaced in 2012.


 

VVIP chopper scam middleman Michael named "Mrs Gandhi", "Son Of Italian Lady" : ED tells court

India Blooms News Service
Comments ()

Post your comment:

Web Analytics