On a plea field by the AugustaWestland accused,Christian Michel ,the Supreme Court has asked both Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED)to put forth their views.
A three-judge bench of Supreme court which was headed by Justice Dr Dhananjaya Yashwant Chandrachud Justice Surya Kant and Justice P S Narasimha, sought replies from the CBI, ED, on the bail plea filed by Michel.
Advocate Aljo K. Joseph who appeared for the accused of Augusta Westland told the top court that his client has already completed half if jis jail term under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act, which sentences you for 5 years and Michel has already undergone 3.5 years.
Advocate Joseph made the court aware that his client had undergone 120 days of sentence outside India.
When the bar raised the question on his absconding,the advocate said his client has never absconded.
The accused Christian Michel had challenged the order of Delhi Higj court which was taken by Justice Manoj Ohri .
The role of Michel is that of a middle man and he is alleged of been involved in the deal to acquire 12 Augusta Westland helicopters which were worth 500million euros.
He was extradited from UAE in year 2018