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Tihar submits report on Christian Michel's plea

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Jail officials on Thursday submitted a report in a stating that alleged VVIP chopper deal middleman is allowed to walk inside the prison and meet inmates.

The jail authorities handed over a list of facilities being provided to Michel inside the prison.

A told that Michel is allowed to access the canteen and denied the middleman's allegation that he was being kept in isolation.

The also explained that the middleman has been kept in a separate cell due to security reasons.

The jail authority also submitted a hard disk to the court with CCTV footage that contained visuals from March 8 to 12, which showed Michel accessing the facilities.

Michel's advocates and has requested the court to shift the British national from an isolation cell to a normal cell in jail number 7, where white-collar accused are housed.

The matter would come up for hearing next on Saturday.

The court had on March 5, directed Jail authorities to shift Michel to Jail number 1, 3 or 4, which are meant for keeping undertrials.

Michel was extradited to on December 4, 2018 from the

The had filed charge sheets in the Rs 3,600-crore VVIP chopper deal case, naming Michel and others as accused.



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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 16:16 IST