INX media case: P Chidambaram to be produced in court on Thursday
New Delhi : One day after his dramatic arrest from the residence in South Delhi, former Union Minister P Chidambaram will be produced in the court on Thursday for his alleged involvement in the INX Media Case.
P Chidambaram was taken into custody on Wednesday evening after the CBI officials scaled walls of his residence in Jor Bagh.
He spent Wednesday night in the CBI headquarters in Delhi’s Lodhi Road area. The Congress leader, who served as Union home minister between November 2008 to July 2012 in the UPA government, was one of the key guests at the inauguration event of CBI headquarters on June 30, 2011, held in the presence of then prime minister Manmohan Singh.
CBI could ask the special court for at least 7-10 days custody of Chidambaram, agency officials said.
Legal experts said that now that Chidambaram has been arrested, his petition in the Supreme Court is infructuous and he will have to apply for bail in the special court.
The Supreme Court will however hear his anticipatory bail plea on Friday.