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Rafale maker paid €7.5 million to middleman between 2007-12: Report

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French manufacturer Dassault Aviation paid at least 7.5 million euro (Rs. 60 crore) in bribes to a middleman to help secure the sale of 36 Rafale fighter jets to India, French portal Mediapart reported. The alleged payments were made to "intermediary" Sushen Gupta's Mauritius company Interstellar Technologies between 2007 and 2012. Reportedly, Indian authorities have had proof of the alleged bribe since October 2018.