Agusta Westland scam case, Christian Michel lawyer Aljo K Joseph is a congress leader

Christian Michel, who plays the middleman in the Agusta Westland scam, has been sent to the CBI custody for five days. Meanwhile some controversies have arisen in this case. A youth congress leader Aljo K Joseph who is also a lawyer, has appeared as a Christian Michel’s lawyer in court. 

After this many people raised question against congress party that why congress is defending Agusta westland accused. After that Aljo K Joseph said, “I’m an actively practicing advocate. I appeared for him (Christian Michel) in my professional capacity. If somebody asks me to appear on behalf of a client…I’ve only discharged my duty as a lawyer. It has nothing to do with Congress.”

Aljo K Joseph said, when asked what position he holds in the Congress party: I am the National Incharge for Indian Youth Congress legal department.

Today, Aljo K Joseph also met the Congress General Secretary Deepak Babaria at Congress Headquarters, Delhi

AgustaWestland middleman Christian James Michel being extradited to India under guidance of NSA Doval.

What is Agusta Westland Scam: 

In 2010, the agreement was signed between the Anglo-Italian company Agusta-Westland and the Indian Government to buy 12 VVIP helicopters for the IAF. In January 2014, the Indian government canceled the contract of 3600 crores. It was alleged that a commission of 360 crore rupees was taken. After this, the government had banned the supply of 12 AW-101 VVIP helicopters to the Indian Air Force in February 2013.At the time the order was issued, India had paid 30% and the next three other helicopters’ payment were undergoing.

The case went to Italy’s court, in which it was revealed that the company had given a bribe of upto Rs 100-125 crore to the Indian officials to get a $ 53 million contract. The name of former IAF chief SP Tyagi was also mentioned in the Italian court’s decision.

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