Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad but with a warning and Rs 10 crore deposit
New Delhi : Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed Karti Chidambaram to travel across the world but conditioned him to deposit security money of Rs 10 crores with a warning that the SC will come down heavily on him if he fails to co-operate with the investigating officers.
The top court has directed Karti Chidambaram to appear before the ED on March 5, 6, 7 and 12 for questioning.
"You can go wherever you want to, you can do whatever you want, but don’t play around with the law. If there is an iota of non-cooperation, will come down heavily," said Chief of Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi to Karti.
Karti Chidambaram has been scheduled to travel to France, Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom for the next few months for international tennis tournaments organised by a company called ‘Totus Tennis Ltd’ having its registered office in the UK.
Karti is facing criminal case that is under investigation by the Enforcement Directorate.