AgustaWestland scam: Delhi HC adjourns CBI's plea challenging S.P. Tyagi's bail till Feb. 22

| Updated: Feb 08, 2017 22:11 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 8 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing on the plea filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) for cancelling the bail granted to former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S. P. Tyagi and others till February 22, in the VVIP AgustaWestland chopper scam. The High Court had earlier on January 18 deferred the hearing on the same till January 25. A CBI special court had on January 4 granted bail to the former air chief's cousin Sanjeev Tyagi and his lawyer Gautam Khaitan in this case. The court had then directed Sanjeev and Khaitan not to contact any witnesses and not to leave the National Capital Region (NCR) without prior permission. The court had earlier granted bail to the 72-year-old former air chief, saying that CBI has failed to state the alleged bribe amount and when it was paid. The former air chief, who retired in 2007, his cousin Sanjeev and Khaitan were arrested on December 9, 2016, by the CBI in connection with the case which relates to procurement of 12 VVIP choppers from UK-based firm during the UPA-2 regime. (ANI)
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