Former IAF leader S P Tyagi today sought [null,2,15987699] bail from a unique court docket on the ground that there was no apprehension of him fleeing from justice as all evidence inside the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case were documentary in nature and have already been seized by way of the CBI.
“Please let me (Tyagi) cross domestic,” Tyagi’s recommend advised before the unique CBI Choose Arvind Kumar who positioned up the problem for similarly listening to on December 23.
The court docket heard the arguments from the recommend of Tyagi, his cousin Sanjeev Tyagi, and legal professional Gautam Khaitan, all three accused of the case, and adjourned the matter after the probe enterprise said it wanted time to argue at the bail pleas.
At the same time as in search of alleviation, Tyagi’s advise Maneka Guruswamy said “my purchaser cannot languish in jail for an indefinite duration for no cause… He has voluntarily cooperated to the quality of his abilities. My consumer has appeared on every date (while he became) summoned by using CBI or even with out the summons. All evidence are documentary in nature and already in the custody of CBI.”
She also advised the courtroom that Italy’s pinnacle court has ordered a retrial of ex-Finmeccanica executives within the chopper rip-off case which makes CBI’s stand vulnerable within the contemporary case.
“Even his wife, daughter, daughter-in-regulation and her mom were called by way of the probe corporation and interrogated even before his arrest,” the suggest stated.
recommend Pramod Kumar Dubey, performing for Khaitan, also sought the relaxation claiming that the “allegations against me (Khaitan) is of cash trail and that part is already being probed with the aid of the Enforcement Directorate (ED). I cannot be put in prison two times for the same offense… They (CBI) have encroached my personal liberty for nothing.”
Sanjeev Tyagi’s suggest too sought bail, saying “if granted the relief, my patron will not try to flee from the justice and tamper with the evidence.”
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The court docket had on December 17 sent all of the three accused to the judicial custody until December 30.
seventy-one-year vintage Tyagi, who had retired in 2007, his cousin Sanjeev and Khaitan have been arrested on December 9 via the enterprise in reference to the case. The accused have alleged that the “CBI was seeking to extract the confession the use of force”.
The defense counsel additionally claimed that there was no
the apprehension of them fleeing from the justice or tampering with evidence.
“My client is a seventy two-12 months-old adorned conflict hero. He suffers from heart and eye diseases and numerous different illnesses. He has deep roots within the society after 44 years of prominent profession,” S P Tyagi’s counsel said.