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VVIP Chopper Scam: S.P. Tyagi Granted Bail

The court will hear the bail plea of the other two accused- Sanjeev Tyagi and Gautam Khaitan on 4 January.

26/12/2016 12:59 PM IST | Updated 26/12/2016 1:10 PM IST
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NEW DELHI -- In a major relief, former air force chief Air Chief Marshal (retired) S.P. Tyagi was on Monday granted bail in the AgustaWestland case.

Tyagi has been granted bail on ₹2 lakh security.

A Delhi court hearing the matter directed the former air chief not to leave Delhi-NCR and not to tamper with evidence.

The court will hear the bail plea of the other two accused- Sanjeev Tyagi and Gautam Khaitan on 4 January.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) counsel earlier on 23 December requested the court not to disclose evidences to anyone saying that if the evidence gathered will be disclose, there would be implication on future investigation.

The Patiala House court had on 17 December remanded the trio to judicial custody till 30 December.

Earlier, the CBI had moved the court seeking a 10-day custody to interrogate Tyagi and the other accused in the case.

Tyagi has been accused of influencing the deal in favour of Agusta Westland during his tenure as the IAF chief.

He has, however, repeatedly denied the allegations.

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