AgustaWestland case: Delhi court grants bail to Rajeev Saxena

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A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to Rajeev Saxena who was arrested in connection with the AgustaWestland money-laundering case.

Special Judge Arvind Kumar directed Saxena to furnish a bail bond of Rs 5 lakh and two sureties of the like amount.

The court said Saxena cannot leave the country without its permission.

It also stated that Saxena will not tamper with evidence and join investigation as and when called.

Earlier, Saxena was granted interim bail till February 22. Later it was extended to February 25.

Rajeev Saxena was extradited to India in the wee hours of January 31 in connection with alleged scam in the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper money laundering case.

Rajeev Saxena, a director of two Dubai-based firms is one of the accused named in the charge sheet filed by ED in the AgustaWestland case. His wife Shivani Saxena have also been named by the agency in the charge sheet.