Agusta Fallout: 78 veterans want fast-track courts for corruption in defence deals

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) 78 armed force veterans including 3 retired Air Marshals, one retired Vice Admiral and 26 retired Lieutenant Generals have collectively issued a statement demanding fast-track courts for all corruption cases related to defence deals and while citing examples of AgustaWestland scam, they urged the Centre to send an “unambiguous message across all the ‘high and mighty’ that the National Security is paramount”. They have equated corruption in defence deals with terrorism.

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