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Court Allows Deepak Kochhar to Get Treatment at Private Hospital

File picture of Deepak Kochhar.

Kochhar has a number of well being points equivalent to persistent excessive ldl cholesterol, enlarged prostate and a historical past of kidney stones, his attorneys mentioned.

  • PTI Mumbai
  • Last Updated: September 19, 2020, 8:06 PM IST

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A particular courtroom right here on Saturday allowed Deepak Kochhar, husband of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, to be handled at a non-public hospital. Deepak Kochhar is at the moment admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi after he examined optimistic for coronavirus 5 days in the past.

The Enforcement Directorate arrested him earlier this month underneath the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in reference to the ICICI Bank-Videocon cash laundering case. His authorized staff, led by Vijay Agarwal, had urged the particular PMLA courtroom right here to shift him to a non-public hospital in Delhi or Gurugram.






Kochhar has a number of well being points equivalent to persistent excessive ldl cholesterol, enlarged prostate and a historical past of kidney stones, his attorneys mentioned. The ED mentioned within the reply that because the accused was in judicial custody, the courtroom could move acceptable orders.

Special decide Milind Kurtadikar on Saturday permitted Kochhar to endure therapy both at Apollo Hospital in Delhi or Medanta Hospital in Gurugram at his personal price. But he shall not be allowed to satisfy any guests, the courtroom mentioned, directing the ED to put up safety guards around the clock on the hospital at Kochhar’s expense.

After discharge from the hospital the accused must be lodged within the acceptable jail, it mentioned. Kochhar’s present judicial custody has been prolonged until October 3.


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