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No evidence against Quattrocchi: Government
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January 12, 2006 14:50 IST

Government on Thursday said the Central Bureau of Investigation has found no evidence against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrocchi in the Bofors payoff case and this was conveyed to the British Government.

Quattrocchi let off doesn't surprise sleuths

Law Minister H R Bhardwaj said the Crown Prosecution and the British government had over the past two years sought evidence against Quattrocchi. The British government had frozen Quattrocchi's bank accounts in United Kingdom and offshore islands on India's request three years ago.

CBI mum on Quattrocchi issue

"The Crown prosecution had sought the status of the investigation and we have conveyed to them the recent rulings of the High Court rejecting the case against the Hinduja brothers," Bhardwaj said.

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