ED files supplementary chargesheet in AgustaWestland case

ED files supplementary chargesheet in AgustaWestland case

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New Delhi, May 22: Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday filed a supplementary chargesheet against Sushen Mohan Gupta in AgustaWestland Money Laundering case.

Sushen Mohan Gupta, alleged arms dealer and businessman arrested in AgustaWestland Money Laundering case, today moved bail application before Special Judge who posted the matter for hearing on Thursday.
Gupta was arrested on March 26 this year in connection with the case and at present languishing in Tihar jail in judicial custody.

Counsel for Gupta today submitted before the court that he had joined the investigation as and when summoned and fully cooperated with the probe agencies and had complied with all directions given by them.
The ED submitted to court that Gupta tried "his best, but could not destroy the evidence".
Counsel for ED further submitted that two diaries in the form of a pen drive were recovered from the possession of one of accused Rajiv Saxena, which allegedly belonged to Gupta. The ED counsel said the statement given by Gupta in 2016 that he did not have any knowledge of Interstellar Technologies, a Mauritius based company, through which money was laundered, was "wrong".
ED alleged that during the investigation, it came to light that Gupta was the one who gave the instructions for the transfer of funds.CBI Special Judge Arvind Kumar posted the bail application for Thursday for further hearing and filing of reply and arguments on behalf of ED. (UNI)