New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday has filed a supplementary cost sheet towards former CAG and former Protection Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma and a number of other retired Air Drive officers within the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, as quoted by information company PTI.
CBI recordsdata cost sheet towards former Defence Secretary Shashi Kant Sharma in AgustaWestland bribery rip-off: Officers
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In accordance with sources, CBI has bought sanction for prosecution towards Shashi Kant Sharma. The CBI had sought sanction to prosecute Sharma for alleged corruption within the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
The CBI recorded the cost sheet subsequent to getting approval from the federal government to prosecute Sharma, who was the Protection Secretary between 2011 and 2013 earlier than being appointed the Comptroller and Auditor Basic.
The central probe company has likewise named the then Air Vice Marshal Jasbir Singh Panesar (presently resigned), deputy chief take a look at pilot S A Kunte, the then Wing Commander Thomas Mathew and Group Captain N Santosh, they stated.
Kunte and Santosh resigned as air commodores.
The alleged rip-off pertains to the acquisition of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.
The CBI’s Particular Investigation Group took over the case in 2016 and the primary cost sheet was filed towards former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi and 11 others on September 1, 2017.
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