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CBI gets government’s nod to prosecute P Chidambaram in INX Media Case: Sources

The CBI Had Sought Law Ministry's Opinion About Taking Action Against P Chidambaram.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Victor Dasgupta | Updated on: 03 Feb 2019, 04:59:21 PM
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram

New Delhi:

Days after the Supreme Court cautioned Karti Chidambaram, not to play with the law and asked him to appear before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on March 5, 6, 7 and 12 for interrogation in the Aircel Maxis and INX cases, the Law Ministry today has granted sanction to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to prosecute former Finance Minister P Chidambaram in INX Media Case, sources tell news agency ANI.

The CBI had sought law ministry's opinion about taking action against P Chidambaram. It has now got the ministry's nod. The CBI and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday (January 25) had told the Delhi High Court that custodial interrogation of the veteran Congress leader was required in the INX media case.

The CBI has already got a go-ahead from the Central Government to prosecute P Chidambaram in Aircel Maxis case.

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First Published : 03 Feb 2019, 04:56:28 PM