CBI freezes bank accounts of ex IAF Chief S P Tyagi, other accused in VVIP chopper deal

The CBI has frozen the bank accounts of former chief of Indian Air Force, S P Tyagi and some other co accused in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal scam, for allegedly receiving kickbacks in the 3,600 crore rupee VVIP helicopter deal. Agency sources said in New Delhi that the bank accounts of Tyagi's cousins-- Sanjeev alias Julie, Rajeev alias Docsa and Sandeep--have also been frozen as part of the investigation. Other Indians named in the FIR whose accounts have been frozen by the agency include former Union Minister Santosh Bagrodia's brother Satish Bagrodia, who is also Chairman of IDS Infotech, the company's Managing Director Pratap Aggarwal, Aeromatrix CEO Praveen Bakshi and legal advisor Gautam Khaitan.
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