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INX case: AIIMS asked to form a medical board on Chidambaram's condition

The high court said Hyderabad-based gastroenterologist Nageshwara Reddy be included in the board to give his opinion on Chidambaram's medical condition, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chidambaram is unlikely to get any reprieve as he is in the custody of the Enforcement Directorate in a related case
P Chidambaram

The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the AIIMS director to constitute a medical board today itself to give opinion on the health of former finance minister P Chidambaram, who is suffering from Crohn's disease.

The high court said Hyderabad-based gastroenterologist Nageshwara Redybe included in the board to give his opinion on Chidambaram's medical condition, who is currently lodged in Tihar Jail.

Chidambaram has sought interim bail in the INX media money laundering case on medical grounds, saying his condition is deteriorating and he needs to be in a sterile environment.

Justice Suresh Kait said the board will sit today to discuss Chidambaram's medical condition and the report be placed before the court which will hear the matter on Friday.

First Published: Thu, October 31 2019. 12:20 IST
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