ED arrests OP Khaitan & Co's Gautam Khaitan; ex Odisha AG Ashok Mohanty arrested by CBI

Murali Krishnan September 23 2014

Two prominent members of the legal fraternity were arrested yesterday by two different investigative agencies. The Enforcement Directorate arrested Gautam Khaitan, Managing Partner of law firm OP Khaitan & Co. for interrogating him in the 3,600 crore AgustaWestland Chopper Deal. In Odisha, the state's former Advocate General, Ashok Mohanty was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in relation to a multi crore chit fund scam.

Khaitan, who was a Director of the accused company, was arrested under the provision of the Prevention of Money Laundering . . .

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