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Consular access to Michel under examination: MEA

ANI  |  New Delhi (India) 

The (MEA) on Thursday said that consular access sought by the to Christian Michel, in the VIP deal is under examination.

"The received a request from the seeking consular access in the case. The matter at this point of time is being examined within the Ministry and will be referred to the very soon," said at a press conference here.

Michel was extradited to from UAE on Tuesday night and a court here on Wednesday remanded him to five-day (CBI) custody.

Hailing the extradition, Kumar said that the development is an "example of cooperation between and UAE." "His extradition is a reflection of cooperation between and UAE as a close strategic partnership," he added.

The also informed that Michel was extradited to after following all due process and exhausting all judicial procedures.

Michel is a citizen of Britain and an alleged middleman in Rs. 3,600 crore helicopter deal.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 18:15 IST