A special CBI court on Thursday dismissed the plea filed by Christian Michel,the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland case,seeking the bail to celebrate Easter.
“Plea dismissed,” said the Special CBI judge Arvind Kumar.The court observed that the plea was devoid of merits.
The Enforcement Directorate(ED) and CBI conveyed to the court that Christian Michel should celebrate Easter in custody.
“Michel can participate in Easter while in custody.He might make statements outside,which could derail the investigation,”ED and CBI told the court.
“It is further submitted that the applicant was in custody for more than nine months now,which affected his health.It s informed that he lost more than 7 kgs during the last four weeks.It is informed that he would like to go for general medical checkup to be done in a hospital,”the bail plea contended.
Christian Michel was extradited from the UAE in december last year,now lodged in Tihar jail.