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Former FM P Chidambaram to be presented before CBI court today; INX probe to continue

Former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram is set to be taken to the special CBI court today for his further hearing in INX media case. P Chidambaram was earlier sent to the 5-day custody in the alleged case.

He will be presented before Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar in the Rouse Avenue court today afternoon. On August 22, Judge Kuhar had remanded the senior Congress leader to CBI custody till Monday. Supreme Court had also granted interim protection and granted him the anticipatory bail in Enforcement Directorate investigation.

Chidambaram’s alleged involvement in the INX case is currently being probed by two agencies- ED and CBI.

INX MEDIA CASE:

In 2017, top investigative agencies have filed an FIR in relation to alleged irregularities in fund clearance to INX media house. It was alleged that FIPB (Foreign Investment Promotion Board) cleared the fund of Rs. 305 crore in the scam. P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram has also been summoned in the case.

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