Christian Michel, the middleman in the VVIP chopper scam case, was brought to India by Modi government. India government won a politically significant extradition battle in Dubai.
According to report published in ET the Indian government, it may be noted, was never a party to the legal proceedings pending in the Dubai courts. However, CBI’s special investigation team (SIT) probing the Agusta Westland case under special director Rakesh Asthana constantly supplied incriminating evidence” against Michel to Dubai prosecutors.
This mechanism was established after the Dubai authorities informed India in February 2017 that there was no evidence of a Dubai company facilitating the payment of kickback