Tyagi to be only IAF man in copter FIR: Report

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 08, 2013 20:00 hrs

The CBI is set to file an FIR against former Indian Air Force (IAF) Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi in the AgustaWestland chopper deal corruption case, media reports said on Friday.

Unnamed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources were quoted on CNN IBN saying that SP Tyagi accepted a bribe from his cousins to help AgustaWestland's entry into the tender process to supply 12 VVIP helicopter to India.

According to the channel, SP Tyagi's cousins Sanjeev and Docsa Tyagi were involved in the deals.

The channel quoted CBI saying that Tyagi brothers got kickbacks through fake engineering contracts in Mauritius and Tunisia.

Earlier, the CBI had questioned SP Tyagi in connection with the AugustaWestland chopper deal.

Tyagi is reported to be the only IAF member charged in the sheet.

Kins Julie Tyagi and Dosca Tyagi were also quizzed by CBI in connection with the matter.

Tyagi's cousins were quizzed by the CBI in connection to their alleged association with European middlemen Carlo Gerosa and Guido Haschkhe, reports said.

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