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Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Saxena after perusing the medical reports filed by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
Michel is among the three alleged middlemen being probed in the case by the ED and the Central Bureau of Investigation.
In line with the rules of Tihar Jail where Michel is currently lodged, Rosemary Patrizi will meet her client as a general visitor and not as a lawyer from Monday to Friday between 9 am and12 noon.
Special Judge Arvind Kumar sought the CBI, ED replies by February 12, when the court will hear the matter.
Saxena was picked up by Dubai authorities early on Wednesday in connection with the R3,600 crore chopper money laundering case and was deported to India in the evening.
Advocate Geeta Luthra said the UAE state security picked up the Dubai-based businessman from his residence at 9:30 am (local time) Wednesday and "illegally" took him to India around 5:30 pm.
On Monday, special judge Arvind Kumar extended the custody to allow the ED question the arrested lawyer.
A fresh criminal case under the PMLA was filed by the ED against Khaitan on the basis of a case filed by the I-T against him under Section 51 of the Black Money and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015.
VVIP chopper scam: To ascertain money trail, probe agencies looking to identify Christian Michel's local, overseas assets
Officials involved in the probe said investigative agencies have detected that Michel possesses properties and bank accounts in at least four countries.
Michel, who was extradited from Dubai recently, was arrested by the ED on December 22 and sent to seven-day custody of the agency over money-laundering charges in the scam by a court here.
Himachal Pradesh CM Jai Ram Thakur says AgustaWestland Chopper case to be a major issue in 2019 elections
While addressing the media, Jai Ram Thakur asserted that the issue of the Rs. 3,700-crore AgustaWestland is now clear in public eye.
Former defence minister and senior Congress leader A K Antony countered the BJP’s offensive, saying that the Gandhi family had never interfered in India’s defence purchases.
The party said that after the BJP came to power, the Defence Ministry lifted the ban on AgustaWestland imposed during the UPA rule and even allowed it to bid for 100 naval utility helicopters.
The ED, made references to one "Mrs Gandhi" and "big man 'R', son of an Italian lady who is going to be the next Prime Minister", perceived as being Sonia Gandhi and Rahul.
ED's lawyer said that Michel has spelt out how state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Limited was removed from the deal and how it was offered to Tata instead.