Carlos Gerosa, the European intermediary, arrested in Italy in the Agusta Westland VVIP helicopter deal case. This action done on the basis of Interpol Notice issued on the initiative of Enforcement Directorate (ED). ED is investigating the allegations of money laundering in the deal worth Rs 3600 crore.
Official sources said that the Central Investigation Agency soon insist on extraditing Gerosa to India via diplomatic channels. An official said, “Gerosa arrested in Italy in the last days on the basis of the Interpol Notice issued on ED’s initiative last year. Interpol has given information to the ED about this. In this regard, an extradition request presented.
According to officials, Gerosa arrested at the time when she coming to Italy from Switzerland. A joint team of ED and CBI working on this matter. Gerosa one of the three alleged intermediaries desired in this case. His testimony and statements are very important in the investigation of CBI and ED in this case.
ED notified Interpol Red Corner Notice against Gerosa and two other British citizens Kristin Michael James and Guido Haschke of Italy last year.