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Congress 'completely rattled' by Michel's extradition; sends lawyers to defend him: BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The was "completely rattled" by the extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the helicopter deal, and sent its team of lawyers to defend him, the BJP alleged on Thursday.

said Youth appeared for Michel in court on Wednesday and the later went through the "charade" of removing him.

"The Congress party is completely rattled after the extradition of They know the reason. They had sent their team to defend him," Patra said at a press conference.

The Congress expelled Joseph after his appearance in court.

In a statement, the Youth Congress said Joseph represented Michel in his personal capacity and did not consult the party before appearing in the case.

Michel, the alleged middleman in the politically-sensitive Rs 3,600-crore UPA era deal, was brought to from Tuesday night following his extradition.

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 14:50 IST