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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Italian helicopter manufacturer pays Rs.360 crores as graft to win contract from India.
around 50 million euros (Rs 362 crore approximately), a 10 per cent of
commission as graft has been allegedly given by an Italian helicopter
manufacturer AgustaWestland, to win the contract of India who had to
buy12 VVIP helicopters that can ferry President and Prime Minister of
India. The Chief Executive Giuseppe Orsi of Finmeccanica sPA, the
Italian parent company of the helicopter group, is under arrest.
Chopper deal: India issues show cause notice to AgustaWestland
Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 17:59
Delhi: India on Friday issued a show cause notice to Italian firm,
AgustaWestland, and asked it to file a reply within seven days.
Defence Ministry also issued
a fresh request to Italy for information on alleged kickbacks in supply
of AgustaWestland's VVIP helicopters, PTI reported.
The agency added that the Defence Ministry has
initiated process to scrap the deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.
On Tuesday, the Italian government arrested
Finmeccanica CEO Giuseppe Orsi for allegedly paying bribes to fix the
AgustaWestland is a subsidiary company of Finmeccanica.
Italian investigators have named three
relatives of former Indian Air Force chief SP Tyagi as beneficiaries of
the slush money.
Tyagi has denied any wrongdoing.
One of his cousins accused in the bribery termed the allegations as "baseless".
The three Tyagi brothers -- Julie, Docsa and
Sanjeev -- are alleged to have received kickbacks of around Rs 72 lakh
Julie Tyagi claimed he and his two brothers
are involved in the power sector as consultants and have never ventured
into the defence sector in any way.
The Italian probe report suggests that the
former IAF chief had met the middlemen more than six to seven times and
allegedly briefed them about the developments in the contract.