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AgustaWestland: Delhi HC dismisses Christian Michel's plea for interim bail to avoid COVID-19 infection in Tihar

Aditi Singh

The Delhi High Court yesterday dismissed AgustaWestland accused, British businessman, Christian Michel's interim bail. (Christian Michel vs CBI)

Michel had sought interimbail in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The order was passed by a Single Judge Bench of Justice Mukta Gupta after the hearing was conducted through video conferencing.

Michel had sought interim bail on the ground that his health condition was very critical and incompatible with the current prison conditions under the Covid-19 pandemic.

It was asserted that Michel needed to live in an environment where the risk of contagion was lesser and social distancing could be effectively practiced.

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