‘Jail doc to decide if Kalmadi needs medical help’

A Delhi court asked the Tihar jail doc to determine whether any follow up medical attention was required for Suresh Kalmadi.

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Thursday asked the
Tihar jail doctor to determine whether any follow up medical
attention was required for sacked Commonwealth Games OC chief
Suresh Kalmadi, who recently underwent an MRI brain scan.

"MRI scan of brain of Kalmadi was done at the LNJP
hospital, report has been received. The Jail doctor is
directed to inform within next 3 days as to any following
action is required," Special CBI Judge Talwant Singh said.

Kalmadi also sought to know from the CBI if probe
relating to the charge sheet is still on in the light of
additional documents being filed by it.

"The additional documents relate to the present charge
sheet and further investigation is on," the CBI said.

The charge sheet accuses Kalmadi and ten others,
including two companies, of corruption, cheating, forgery
and criminal conspiracy in awarding the Timing, Scoring and
Result system contract to co-accused `Swiss Timing` at an
exorbitant rate causing a loss of over Rs 90 crore to the

Meanwhile, the court rejected requests made by OC`s
sacked treasurer M Jayachandran for soft mattresses in light
of the report of the medical officer specifying no such
medical need.

His plea for home-made food was also dismissed. "As
far as providing homemade food, the jail superintendent has
informed that on days of meeting with the relatives, the
accused are allowed to consume homemade food brought by
relatives. On other days wholesome food is provided in jail,"
the judge said.


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