Thursday, May 16, 2013

Delhi HC orders setting up of medical board to examine Om Prakash Chautala

New Delhi, The Delhi high court on Thursday ordered setting up of a medical board to examine the health condition of former Haryana minister Om Prakash Chautala, who along with 54 others is serving a jail term in the 2000 teachers\' recruitment scam.

Justice Siddharth Mridul asked the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to constitute a board which will examine 78-year-old Chautala, chief of Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), and submit its report on May 21.

The medical board will comprise a doctor of Tihar Jail and one specialist each from AIIMS, RML Hospital and GB Pant Hospital here.

The order came after the counsel for Chautala sought bail on the ground of various ailments of the former Haryana CM.

Senior advocate U U Lalit, appearing for Chautala, r

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