Thu, 04 Jul 2013 15:45:00 GMT | By PTI

HC extends O P Chautala's interim bail on medical grounds

Doctors' board suggests that the veteran Haryana politician needs a pacemaker in his heart

HC extends O P Chautala's interim bail on medical grounds (© Reuters)

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today extended till July 22 the interim bail of former Haryana Chief Minister O P Chautala in the JBT teachers' recruitment scam on medical grounds.

Justice Siddharth Mridul perused the status report filed by the CBI with regard to the present health condition of Chautala and also the medical documents filed by the INLD chief while extending his interim bail, which was to expire today.

On May 21, the court had granted six week interim bail to Chautala to undergo the pacemaker implant. While extending his interim bail today, the court asked Chautala to obtain an elaborate report on his health condition from the hospital and furnish the same before the court in the next ten days.

The court, in its order, said, "in the meanwhile, the interim medical bail granted to the applicant (Chautala) shall remain extended, in the same terms and conditions mentioned in the earlier order, till July 22."

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