Tuesday, December 04, 2018

AgustaWestland deal ‘middleman’ Christian Michel extradited to India, lands in Delhi

New Delhi: British national Christian Michel James, a key accused in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case, was extradited by UAE authorities to India. Michel, who was kept under detention in Dubai, took the flight to India tonight and landed at New Delhi.

PTI reported that Michel landed in India at 22.35 hrs on Gulfstream jet.

“Wanted fugitive criminal Christian Michel James who has been avoiding criminal proceedings in India in AgustaWestland Case is being extradited by UAE Authorities to India,” the CBI said in a statement.

The investigating agency also said the entire operation is being coordinated by interim CBI director M Nageswara Rao under the guidance of Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor. A team led by A. Sai Manohar, CBI Joint Director, has been sent to Dubai for the purpose,” it added.
04/12/18 Indian Express

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