INX Media Case: CBI files chargesheet against P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram and others
New Delhi : The CBI has filed a chargesheet against former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti and 12 others for their alleged involvement in the INX media case. Besides, Chidamabram and his son, the chargesheet also has the names of former media barons Peter Mukherjea and his wife Indrani.
The CBI has filed the chargesheet in Delhi’s Rouse Avenue Court, which will take up the matter on Monday, October 21.
On Thursday, the Delhi High Court had allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to formally arrest P Chidambaram and keep him under the custody till October 24. Besides, special CBI Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar had also extended the former Finance Minister’s judicial custody in the CBI case till the same date.
“We will take care of his security, home cooked food, medicines, spectacles,” the Solicitor General said speaking on behalf of the agency
Chidambaram has been in jail since September 5 in a case related to his alleged involvement in a corruption case being investigated by the CBI and ED. His remand was supposed to end on October 17.