Delhi

VVIP chopper case: ED files fourth chargesheet

42 accused chargesheeted so far

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday filed a fourth supplementary chargesheet in the money laundering case connected with the VVIP chopper deal bribery case.

Alleged middleman in the deal, Christian Michel, David Syms and Global Services FZE and Global Traders figure as accused in the chargesheet. Both Michel and and Syms are directors of these companies.

Taking the probe report on record, Special Judge Arvind Kumar said that he would take it up for consideration on April 16.

So far, the agency has chargesheeeted 42 accused in the case.

The ED has charged the accused persons with laundering of €70 million. With the filing of the fourth chargesheet, involving alleged laundering of €42 million, the probe agency has covered the total amount alleged to have been laundered.

Money laundered

The Enforcement Directorate charged that the money was laundered through multiple foreign companies which were used as front to park alleged bribe money.

Former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi is also an accused the case. He is on bail, while Michel is in judicial custody.

Michel was arrested by the ED on December 22 last year after his extradition from Dubai.

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