Mumbai, Sept. 18 -- The Bombay high court (HC) has permitted doctors from private hospitals to assess the health condition of Rakesh Wadhawan at King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital. Wadhawan, a promoter of Housing Development Infrastructure Limited (HDIL), has been arrested in the multi-crore Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank fraud case.

The single judge bench of justice Bharati Dangre was informed by his counsels that he needed immediate care for heart and pulmonary ailments. They submitted a list of specialist doctors who could examine Wadhawan. He has been admitted in KEM Hospital since September 1. The court sought a medical report and posted hearing of his bail plea to September 24. htc

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