New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to hand over to P Chidambaram and his son Karti certain documents filed along with the charge sheet in the INX Media corruption case. Also Read - NPR Will be Defeated if There is Enough Popular Mobilisation in Every State: Chidambaram
The court issued the direction to the probe agency during the hearing in the INX Media corruption case. Also Read - People of Delhi Have Defeated BJP's Divisive Agenda: P Chidambaram on Assembly Election Results
Chidambaram was taken into custody on August 21 when he was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in INX Media corruption case. Also Read - 'Salute Delhi For Defeating BJP,' Tweets P Chidambaram Even as Congress Struggles to Win Single Seat
On October 16, the ED arrested him in the separate money-laundering case. Six days later, on October 22, the apex court had granted him bail in the case lodged by the CBI.
On December 4, after 105 days of custody, Chidambaram was granted bail by the Supreme Court in the money laundering case lodged by the ED.
CBI had registered its case on May 15, 2017, alleging irregularities in a Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance granted to INX Media group for receiving overseas funds of Rs 305 crore in 2007 during Chidambaram’s tenure as finance minister. Thereafter, ED had lodged the money laundering case.
(With agency inputs)