CBI today produced Karti Chidamabaram, son of Ex FM P Chidambaram, before a Delhi court in the INX Media money laundering case, and sought his custody for six more days. The three-day custody granted to Karti by the court ended today. The court also extended the judicial custody of Karti’s CA S Bhaskararaman, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in the case, till March 22.
Delhi HC grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram from arrest from the Enforcement Directorate. High Court directed Karti Chidambaram to surrender his passport to the ED. Justice S Ravindra Bhat also made it clear that in case the special court grants Karti bail in the CBI case which has registered a corruption case against him, the ED will not arrest him till the next hearing before it.
CBI approached Court for KartiChidambaram narco test
Special CBI Judge Sunil Rana is likely to hear the bail plea of Karti Chidambaram today. In his plea, Karti, who was arrested by the CBI at Chennai Airport on February 28, claimed that he had never attempted to influence witnesses, tamper with documentary evidence, pollute or obstruct the judicial process as was alleged by the probe agency. Karti had sought bail from the court alleging that the CBI was acting at the behest of the Centre to malign the reputation of his father during whose tenure Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance was granted to the INX Media group. Delhi High Court grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram till next hearing; Trial Court to hear CBI case over Karti’s police custody at 2 pm