Khaitan held for money laundering
The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday got two-day custody of lawyer Gau-tam Khaitan, a key accused in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal case, a day after he was arrested for his suspected role in laundering of black money ranging from 2500 crore to 21,000 crore.
"It is a fresh case of money laundering instituted on the basis of the Income-Tax Department's probe under Section 51 of the Black Mo-
ney (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act," said an official. "Money laundering is a continuing offence," he added.
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