NEW DELHI: Interpol has issued a Pink Corner Discover from British countrywide Christian Michel, an alleged middleman, in link with the Rs.three,600 crore VVIP AgustaWestland chopper deal situation.
Officers in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said the Interpol headquarters in France issued the Pink Corner Observe towards Michel on the ask for of the company.
The move comes above two months right after a Delhi court issued a non-bailable arrest warrant towards the 54-yr-outdated Michel.
Michel is facing fees of prison conspiracy, dishonest, illegal gratification and abuse of formal position for allegedly performing as middleman to impact the decision to obtain 12 VVIP choppers from AgustaWestland.
CBI officials said immigration authorities have been requested to issue a lookout round from Michel in view of the Interpol notice.
The CBI on March 13, 2013 registered a first details report towards previous Indian Air Force main S.P. Tyagi and other people in the chopper offer situation.
Corporations Finmeccanica, AgustaWestland, IDS Infotech Ltd. (India) and Aeromatrix India had been also booked as accused in the case.
Bribery allegations in the Rs.three,600 crore deal for twelve AW-one zero one choppers were being probed by the central investigating agency.
Michel was doing work as an intermediary for this offer for Finmeccanica, a team agency of AgustaWestland.