According to the sources, after he complained multiple times for his isolated cell, now he has been allowed to meet two-three inmates in the jail.
New Delhi: Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland scam, has been interacting with his inmates in Tihar Jail, where he has been kept.
According to the sources, after he complained multiple times for his isolated cell, now he has been allowed to meet two-three inmates in the jail. Following the court's directives, the jail administration has given him access to a few things including games like Chess, Badminton, Ludo etc.
Sources have confirmed that he has made two 'friends' who are also facing similar charges. He has reportedly been talking to these inmates through actions due to the language barrier.
"Sukhdev another inmate facing charges of chit fund scam plays carrom and chess with him. He after making multiple complaints to the court has finally adjusting into the jails environment," a senior official of Tihar jail said.
Michel has also started excising and focusing more on his health, added the official.
"Now, he plays indoor as well as outdoor games. After he wakes up, he exercises and has breakfast. In the evening he plays indoor or outdoor games. He also talks to few inmates now, " sources said.
Christian Michel had made several complaints to the court. Earlier, his cell had been shifted twice. Once he told the court that due to the high-security ward he was not allowed to move much. Later he told the court that he is being treated like a monkey in the zoo.
He also told the court that he is living in an isolated cell and he is allowed to move out for one hour only. Later court asked Jail authorities to provide these things. He also demanded a European breakfast.
57-year-old Michel was in a Dubai jail since his arrest in February 2017. He was detained in the UAE due to pending legal and judicial proceedings. India had made an official appeal in 2017 for the extradition of Michel.
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Last Updated 8, Apr 2019, 5:21 PM