Friday, January 03, 2020

Air India scam: ED questions P Chindambaram

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday questioned former Union finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the alleged multi-crore aviation scam during the UPA-era, reported PTI.

Chidambaram’s statement was recorded under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), ED officials said.

The case pertains to losses suffered by Air India due to the alleged multi-crore aviation scam and irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) probe in this case also relates to the purchase of 111 aircraft, costing about Rs 70,000 crore, for the national airline.
03/01/20 Indian Express
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