Delhi lawyer, arrested for Agusta ‘payoff’ laundering, pops up in Panama Papers


Gautam Khaitan being taken away by ED personnel on Tuesday. ( Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Gautam Khaitan being taken away by ED personnel ( Source: Express photo by Tashi Tobgyal/FILE)

Gautam Khaitan, Delhi-based lawyer and the first person to be arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on September 23, 2014, for allegedly laundering bribe money in the AgustaWestland deal, also finds mention in the Panama Papers.

Khaitan, who was on the board of Aeromatrix, provided a reference letter in favour of Navin Mehra, son of Mehrasons Jewellers owner Ashwani Kumar Mehra. Navin Mehra was a director in two offshore entities registered by Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, an investigation by The Indian Express has found.

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In a March 2, 2013, letter to Waterman Trust Company Limited, registered

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