The Patiala House Court on Saturday dismissed bail plea of Christian Michel, the middleman accused in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal and sent him to Enforcement Directorate (ED) custody for seven days.
Earlier, during the morning hearing the court had directed Tihar jail authorities to ensure safety to Christian Michel but denied separate cell to Michel in Tihar jail.
The court had given the order on Michel’s plea seeking separate cell in Tihar jail.
ED had sought remand of Michel for 15 days but court denied it in the morning hearing. However, it allowed ED to interrogate Michel for 15 minutes in court’s premises.
—India Legal Bureau