02 April 2013

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AgustaWestland Helicopter Scam Ex Air Chief Tyagi received cash for favors

AgustaWestland Helicopter Scam Former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi received cash for favoring AgustaWestland

CNNIBN reported that Former Air Chief Marshal (retd) SP Tyagi received cash in return for favoring Anglo-Italian helicopter company AgustaWestland in the controversial Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal.

Tyagi's cousins received nearly 3, 26,000 euros during the course of the deal and that around 20 million euros was routed to India through hawala

The report of CBI does not mention that how much money was received by SP Tyagi.

The CBI's report reveals that SP Tyagi received the cash from alleged middlemen Guido Haschke and Carlo Gerosa and after that Tyagi approval that the Indian Air Force conceded to reduce the service ceiling for helicopters from 4500 metres from 6000 metres.

According to the CBI, the Tyagi brothers –
Sanjeev (Julie) Tyagi, Rajeev (Docsa) Tyagi and Sandeep Tyagi - received 1,20,000 euros in May 2004
and another 2,00,000 euros in February 2005 from a Tunisia-based company linked to Haschke and Gerosa.

The CBI claims that IDS Infotech India, IDS Tunisa and Aeromatrix are allegedly front companies that were used to transfer kickbacks.

Still it is not clear who got the major share from the bribes.

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Former IAF chief SP Tyagi got cash for favouring AgustaWestland: CBI

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MEcoy April 02, 2013  

another great topic to discuss sm

rudraprayaga April 02, 2013  

In Malayalam a saying goes-meaning-'The fencing itself eats away the crops.'That is what is happening here. Good information.

DWei April 02, 2013  

That's so much money... Why doesn't anyone try to bribe me...?

deeps April 03, 2013  

worse is yet to come...