Home food for Telgi: HC reserves judgment

Last Updated 14 September 2009, 18:47 IST

Justice Arali Nagraj, who heard the matter, has reserved the judgement for Wednesday.
Telgi had moved the High Court stating that home-made food be served to him on health grounds.

The Special counsel for him, appearing for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had objected to home-made food. The CBI in the first week of September had submitted that earlier Telgi has made use of home-made food relief to continue his stamp paper business.
The CBI, in its submission had said that the petitioner, being a convicted prisoner now, was being provided with the food as prescribed by the medical authorities under rule 84 of the Karnataka Prison Rules 1974 and rule 372 of the Karnataka Prison Manual 1978 and as per the orders of the High Court.

It further submitted that his health condition was stable and placed the present health status report of Telgi, which was issued by the Chief Medical Officer, Central Prison Hospital on September 1, 2009.

According to the report, his vital parameters are within normal limits and he was also observing Ramzan fasting. The report also mentions that he will be referred to Karnataka Institute of Diabetology for review checkup and will be given regular medication for diabetes, hypertension and ICS as per treatment chart.

DH News Service

(Published 14 September 2009, 18:47 IST)

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