AgustaWestland Case: Kamal Nath’s Nephew Moves Court to Surrender

A court had refused to cancel a non-bailable warrant against Puri in a money laundering case related to chopper scam

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Ratul Puri (L) leaves the ED office after being arrested in connection with a Rs 354 crore bank loan fraud case, in New Delhi, on 20 Aug 2019. 

Businessman Ratul Puri, who was arrested in a bank fraud case, moved an application before a Delhi court on Thursday, 22 August, saying he wants to surrender in the money laundering case related to the AgustaWestland chopper scam.

Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, filed the plea before Special Judge Arvind Kumar, who has put up the matter for Friday.

The court had on Wednesday refused to cancel a non-bailable warrant against him in the money laundering case related to the chopper scam.

Puri is already in the custody of Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the alleged bank fraud case related to his company Moser Baer.

The application, moved by advocate Vijay Aggarwal, also prayed for production of Puri in the court so that he can surrender before the judge.

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