Finmeccanica consultant Haschke arrested in Switzerland
Italy had requested extradition over alleged India kickbacks17 October, 20:48
Italy had requested the extradition of Guido Ralph Haschke following allegations he was involved in a kickback scandal related to an Indian government helicopter purchase from AgustaWestland, a subsidiary of Italian defence company Finmeccanica, in 2010.
A court in Switzerland ruled that Haschke can be extradited to Italy and ordered him into custody.
Finmeccanica is an Italian defence and engineering group that is 30%-owned by the government.