Court Seeks Karti Chidambaram's Response On Probe Agency's Plea
Photo: economictimes.indiatimes.com

Court Seeks Karti Chidambaram's Response On Probe Agency's Plea

7 news, 5

A Delhi court today sought a response from Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, on an Enforcement Directorate plea seeking his custodial interrogation in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.

Special CBI judge OP Saini asked the counsel for Karti Chidambaram to file his response by September 18 on ED's plea which has urged the court to cancel the interim relief from arrest granted to him.

The probe agency has alleged that Mr Chidambaram was not cooperating with the investigation, which was one of the conditions imposed on him while granting him interim relief.

The agency has also said that Karti Chidambaram was showing "irritation" and sometimes even anger while being interrogated by the ED officials in the case.

ED had earlier in the day moved the court to cancel the interim relief granted to him.

On August 7, the Delhi court had extended till October 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED for the alleged offences of corruption and money laundering respectively.

They were named in the charge sheet filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case on July 19.

The ED is also probing a separate money-laundering case in the Aircel-Maxis matter and a charge sheet was filed against Karti Chidambaram by the agency on July 13.

The CBI is probing h...

    More on ndtv.com