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P Chidambaram’s Approaches High Court For Bail, Challenges Lower Court Order

P Chidambaram has approached the excessive courtroom searching for bail within the INX Media case (File)

New Delhi: 

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, arrested within the INX Media corruption case, at the moment approached the Delhi Excessive Court docket searching for bail. Mr Chidambaram additionally challenged a trial courtroom’s September 5 order remanding him to 14 days judicial custody within the case until September 19.

The 73-year outdated Congress chief was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI on August 21. The trial courtroom had earlier stated that the allegations in opposition to Mr Chidambaram have been discovered severe, due to this fact, he was remanded to police custody.

The trial courtroom had stated that the CBI had apprehension that due to Mr Chidambaram’s standing and his place, the investigation could also be hampered by the accused.

The courtroom had additionally issued instructions for holding Mr Chidambaram in a separate cell in Tihar jail as he was a protectee underneath Z-security.

The trial courtroom had additionally issued discover to the Enforcement Directorate or ED on Mr Chidambaram’s plea searching for to give up within the cash laundering case lodged by the company wherein the Supreme Court docket on Thursday dismissed his plea in opposition to the August 20 order of the Delhi Excessive Court docket denying him anticipatory bail.

Mr Chidambaram had withdrawn from the Supreme Court docket his petition difficult the non-bailable warrant issued in opposition to him.

The highest courtroom had on September 5 dismissed his enchantment in opposition to the Delhi Excessive Court docket’s August 20 order and denied him anticipatory bail within the cash laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate.

On the identical day, one other particular courtroom granted P Chidambaram and his son Karti anticipatory bail within the Aircel Maxis circumstances lodged by CBI and ED.

The CBI had registered an FIR on May 15, 2017, alleging irregularities within the International Funding Promotion Board or FIPB clearance granted to the INX Media group for receiving abroad funds of Rs 305 crore in 2007 throughout Mr Chidambaram’s tenure because the Finance Minister.

Thereafter, the Enforcement Directorate lodged a cash laundering case on this regard in 2017.

Mr Chidambaram, who was the Union Residence Minister and the Finance Minister in the course of the UPA rule from 2004 to 2014, was arrested by the CBI on August 21 from his Jor Bagh residence in Delhi.
 

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