CBI has issued Lookout notice against a number of individuals in India including a former chief of IAF, the defence minister told the Lok Sabha
Defence Minister AK Antony told the Lok Sabha on Monday, that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has issued a lookout notice against number of individuals, including a former chief of Indian Air Force (IAF) in connection with alleged irregularities in procurement of VVIP helicopters.
Though the defence minister did not name the IAF chief in his reply, the CBI is inquiring the role of former Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi's role in the deal. Recently, Tyagi's bank account was frozen by the agency and he was also questioned by them.
Antony also said that the CBI has received an initial set of documents from Italy in connection with the deal. Copies of certain contracts entered by AgustaWestland with various entities in Tunisia and India have also been provided by the Italian government, he added.