CBI registers corruption case against IAF, Defence Ministry officials

The CBI has registered a case against unknown officials of Indian Air Force, Ministry of Defence and controversial arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari for alleged corruption in the procurement of 75 Pilatus basic trainer aircraft in 2009.

Officials said today that the CBI also carried out searches at the residence and office of Bhandari in connection with the deal.
Switzerland-based Pilatus Aircraft Ltd has also been named as an accused by the CBI in the case pertaining to the charges of irregularities and bribe of 339 crore rupees in the procurement.

The Hindu

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