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SC to hear Karti Chidambaram's plea seeking permission to travel UK

In the previous hearing, Karti's lawyer Kapil Sibal told the apex court that the former was not a 'fugitive of justice'.

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Karti Chidambaram
Karti Chidambaram. ILLustration: Binay Sinha

The on Monday will hear a plea filed by former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's son, Karti Chidambaram, in connection with the INX Media case, seeking permission to travel abroad.

The (CBI), earlier, had opposed the plea, saying Karti might tamper with the evidence in the UK., which is very crucial for the ongoing investigation.

In the previous hearing, Karti's lawyer Kapil Sibal told the apex court that the former was not a 'fugitive of justice'.

The case was heard by a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra.

It has been alleged that Karti illegally took service charges for getting the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to the INX Media for receiving funds from abroad worth Rs. 305 crore in 2007 when his father P. Chidambaram was the finance minister in Congress-led UPA rule.

First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 08:58 IST
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