New Delhi: Congress MP Karti Chidambaram, being investigated within the Rs. 305 crore INX Media cash laundering case, has been allowed by the Supreme Court docket to journey overseas. He has additionally been requested to deposit Rs 2 crore with the court docket.
The Enforcement Directorate right this moment opposed the deposit quantity of Rs. 2 crore, saying that one other court docket had requested him to deposite Rs. 10 crore and that the identical should be continued.
The INX Media rip-off case noticed his father, former Union Minister P Chidambaram,
The Congress chief, being investigated by the Enforcement Directorate and the Central Bureau of Investigation over alleged cash laundering, had deposited Rs. 10 crore as safety the primary time he was granted permission to journey overseas earlier this yr. imprisoned for greater than 100 days in Delhi’s Tihar Jail in 2019.
In March 2018, Karti Chidambaram, the MP from Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga, was arrested on the Chennai airport minutes after his flight from London landed. CBI officers had claimed he was not cooperating with the investigation and needed to maintain him in custody and query him.
After spending 22 days in Tihar Jail, Karti Chidambaram obtained bail from the Delhi Excessive Court docket.
He was quizzed on a number of situations over allegations he and his father facilitated an enormous infusion of overseas funds into INX Media – an organization based by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea – in 2007, when Mr Chidambaram was Finance Minister.