Christian Michel (File Image)
Christian Michel (File Image)

AgustaWestland case: Christian Michel allowed to make calls

ANI | Updated: Jan 14, 2019 17:19 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan 14 (ANI): A special CBI court on Monday gave permission to alleged AgustaWestland middleman Christian Michel for speaking to his family and lawyers.
The court has granted Michel with 15-minute time in a week to speak to his family and lawyers.
Based on his application, he has been granted permission to make international calls.
On January 10, Michel had moved an application before a special CBI court, seeking permission to make calls to family, friends and his lawyers. In his application, Michel said that he wants to contact his family and friends as well as his lawyers over the telephone.
On January 11, the British High Commission in India got consular access to Michel.
"Our staffs are supporting a British man who is detained in India, and have visited him to check his welfare," British High Commission in India confirmed to ANI.
The British High Commission had sought consular access to Michel in December last year.
Sources in agencies also confirmed that a team of the British High Commission in India had met Michel. (ANI)