Published On : Sat, Dec 10th, 2016

CBI to produce ex-IAF chief Tyagi before court today


New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will produce before the court today former Air Force chief S P Tyagi and seek his remand after he was arrested yesterday in the Agusta Westland helicopter deal case.

Delhi based lawyer Gautam Khaitan and another person namely Sanjeev Tyagi were also arrested in the case.

The deal is related to purchase of 12 helicopters for VVIPs from Italian manufacturer, Finmeccanica in 2010 during United Progressive Alliance-2 government’s rule.

71-year old Tyagi, who retired in 2007, was called for questioning at CBI Headquarters along with Khaitan and Sanjeev Tyagi.

These are the first arrests in the case by CBI which came three years after it registered an FIR in 2013.