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BJP spokesperson Syed Shahnawaz Hussain said that Congress is raking the Rafale issue because Christen Michel is spilling the beans on the AgustaWestland scam.
Tihar officials move application against order allowing Christian Michel to make calls for 15 minutes
Special CBI court on Monday gave permission to alleged Christian Michel for speaking to his family and lawyers.
VVIP chopper scam: To ascertain money trail, probe agencies looking to identify Christian Michel's local, overseas assets
Officials involved in the probe said investigative agencies have detected that Michel possesses properties and bank accounts in at least four countries.
The British High Commission had sought consular access to Michel after he was arrested in the first week of December.
Michel, lodged in Tihar central jail, moved an application through his advocate before special judge Arvind Kumar, who directed the jail authorities to file a response to the plea by Monday.
BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra in a press conference read out the "letter" from Michel to AgustaWestland in which he wrote that "all the hurdles in the way of the deal have been dealt with".
Michel, who was extradited from Dubai recently, was arrested by the ED on December 22 and sent to seven-day custody of the agency over money-laundering charges in the scam by a court here.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur says AgustaWestland Chopper case to be a major issue in 2019 elections
While addressing the media, Jai Ram Thakur asserted that the issue of the Rs. 3,700-crore AgustaWestland is now clear in public eye.
Devendra Fadnavis sought to know why the name of only "one family" keeps recurring in all defence deals involving corruption charges.
Attacking the CM, Yeddyurappa said that Kumaraswamy was merely claiming to have waived loans.
Former defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony countered the BJP’s offensive, saying that the Gandhi family had never interfered in India’s defence purchases.
Adityanath claimed the Rs 3,700 crore AugustaWestland deal during the UPA regime involved bribery of around Rs 360 crore, out of which the Congress leaders got Rs 150 crore.
In a series of tweets, Shah also asked if Michel wanted details of his questioning by investigators to be passed onto "Mrs Gandhi".
VVIP chopper scam: Sonia, Rahul never interfered in any defence deal, says Ex-defence minister A K Antony
While the opposition party alleged PM and his government were AgustaWestland's protectors and promoters, the saffron party accused it of defending Christian Michel, an alleged middleman in the deal.
Yadav said the Modi government should tell the people what has it done for them since 2014.