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Christian Michel knocks Delhi court's door for special cell in Tihar

Michel arrived in New Delhi on December 5 after being extradited to India from Dubai

ANI  |  New Delhi 

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Agusta Westland scam accused middleman Michel Christian at CBI headquarters in New Delhi, on early Wednesday | Photo: PTI

The alleged middleman in the VVIP scam, Christian Michel, on Friday moved an application in the seeking a special cell in the Jail.

This development comes after Michel was sent to judicial custody till December 28 by a on Wednesday.

Michel arrived in on December 5 after being extradited to from He was later sent to custody.

The deal, finalised during the previous Manmohan Singh-led UPA government, was mired in allegations of kickbacks. 54-year-old Michel is an accused in the case along with some others, including former Air Chief SP Tyagi.

According to the charge sheet filed in a court here two years back, Michel had received kickbacks to the tune of 30 million Euros from for the deal involving a purchase of 12 VIP helicopters. The deal, signed in 2007, was scrapped in 2013 following the bribery allegations.

First Published: Fri, December 21 2018. 14:30 IST