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VVIP chopper scam: Supreme court asks Christian Michel to move Delhi HC for bail

April 02, 2020 2:17 am

A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah, which took up his plea for hearing through video conferencing, said it would be appropriate for the accused to move the HC for any relief.

Citing vulnerability to COVID-19 in jail, Christian Michel moves HC for bail

March 27, 2020 4:23 am

The High Court is already seized of Michel’s bail application, which was opposed by the CBI and ED on the ground that he was “brought to India with unprecedented difficulty and there is all likelihood of him fleeing from justice, if enlarged on bail”.

AgustaWestland case: Delhi HC seeks CBI, ED stand on Christian Michel bail petitions

October 25, 2019 1:24 am

Michel, extradited from Dubai, was arrested by the ED on December 22, 2018. He was later arrested by the CBI in the case related to Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland deal. He is in judicial custody at Tihar jail.

AgustaWestland chopper case: CBI gets nod to further question Christian Michel in Tihar jail

September 20, 2019 4:11 pm

The development comes two weeks after the court dismissed the bail application of Michel, who was extradited by the ED in December 2018 from the UAE.

AgustaWestland scam: Court dismisses Christian Michel's bail pleas in CBI, ED cases

September 07, 2019 6:03 pm

Special Judge Arvind Kumar rejected Michel's applications in cases filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED), saying there was no sufficient ground to grant the relief.

AgustaWestland chopper scam: Christian Michel will evade process of law if granted bail, ED tells Delhi court

August 30, 2019 3:06 am

The agency made the submission before Special Judge Arvind Kumar while opposing Michel’s bail application. The court has reserved the order on September 7.

Chopper scam: Christian Michel moves bail plea in Delhi court

August 14, 2019 4:12 pm

ED had earlier filed a supplementary charge sheet against Michel and others on April 4. He was arrested by ED on December 22, 2018 after his extradition from Dubai.

Delhi HC asks Christian Michel to appear over phone call privileges

August 01, 2019 2:33 am

Justice Mukta Gupta sought Michel’s personal presence on August 21, as none of the counsel appeared for him during the hearing.

Plea against extra phone calls: Delhi High Court directs Tihar Jail to produce Christian Michel

July 31, 2019 8:11 pm

The court listed for August 21, jail authorities' plea challenging a trial court's order allowing Michel to make international phone calls to his family, friends and lawyers for 15 minutes a week in violation of prison rules.

VVIP chopper case: Court dismisses alleged middleman Sushen Gupta's bail plea

April 20, 2019 3:45 pm

Special Judge Arvind Kumar refused to grant the relief to Gupta whose judicial custody expires on Saturday and an order is yet to be passed on it. He was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).


Express Eye for Detail 16: What went wrong in Bulandshahr, Christian Michel’s role in AgustaWestland scam and more

December 08, 2018 1:07 pm

This week we look at how UP got to a place where mob violence that spiralled out of control got a police officer killed, why the extradition of Christian Michel is a political hot potato & how a WhatsApp video ruined a woman’s life in Kerela.

AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Deal : How to study the new revelations

October 09, 2014 3:36 pm

Manu Pubby explains his latest exclusive story for The Indian Express on the AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper deal. On February, 2014, The Indian Express published a report by him showing how a note that Italian prosecutors produced in court to show the vital role played by middleman Christian Michel in fixing the VVIP chopper deal, has the British 'consultant' telling top AgustaWestland officials to 'target' the closest advisers for UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the contract.