Cong in trouble:Chargesheet filed in Rs 450-cr VVIP chopper bribery case

New Delhi, Sept 1: The CBI on Friday in a Delhi court filed a charge sheet against former IAF Chief S.P. Tyagi and nine others in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case.The charge sheet filed before Special CBI Judge Arvind Kumar also named the others, including Tyagi’s cousin Sanjeev alias Julie and advocate Gautam Khaitan in the ₹450 crore chopper deal bribery case.

CBI had alleged that Mr. Khaitan was the “brain” behind how the bribe money reached India, how several firms, through which the money travelled, came into existence and that Sanjeev was known to alleged European middleman Carlo Gerosa.

The 71-year old Tyagi, who had retired in 2007, his cousin Mr. Sanjeev and Mr. Khaitan were arrested on December 9 by the agency in connection with the case. They are currently on bail.