INX Media case: ED team at Tihar Jail to question Chidambaram

A team of Enforcement Directorate officials on October 16 reached Tihar Jail to question former Union finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case, officials said.

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Published on 16 Oct 2019 6:19 AM GMT

INX Media case: ED team at Tihar Jail to question Chidambaram
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Lucknow: On October 16 a team of Enforcement Directorate officials reached Tihar Jail to question former Union finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case, officials said.

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They said the ED investigating team is following the procedure after a local court on October 15 allowed the central agency to interrogate the senior Congress leader in the case.

Chidambaram's wife Nalini and son Karti were also seen arriving in Tihar Jail premises.

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Since the Congress leader was arrested on August 21 he has spent about 55 days in CBI and judicial custody till date.

The court on October 15 had also allowed the ED to arrest Chidambaram, if necessary.

The ED has filed a criminal case under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) to probe alleged irregularities in the grant of FIPB approval to the INX Media group.

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