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INX Media Case: SC to hear plea filed by Karti Chidambaram today

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The Supreme will hear plea filed by the son of former minister P. Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram, on Monday in connection with the INX Media case.

On September 1, the apex refused Karti Chidambaram's plea to move abroad and had made it clear that he cannot leave India, and till then the lookout notice will continue.

The (CBI), the probe agency in the case, alleged that Karti illegally took service charges for getting the FIPB clearance when his father P. Chidambaram was the minister.

The apex had earlier directed Karti to appear before the probe agency in the case.

The Madras High had directed Karti to approach a in to quash the FIR lodged against him in a bribery case.

The High informed Karti that he would have to take his to the High Court, as the case does not come under the jurisdiction of Madras High

Karti had moved the after the Supreme asked him to appear before the in New Delhi, to help the investigating agency with its probe.

Earlier in August, the Madras High had stayed the Look Out Circular (LOC) issued against Karti and four others.

The apex had later said that it would review the High order cancelling the LOC issued by Foreigner Regional Registration Officer (FRRO).

On May 16, the raided Chidambaram's residence, along with 13 other locations in New Delhi, Gurugram, Mumbai and Chandigarh.

The raids were regarding a 2007 case, in which INX Media had allegedly paid bribes to get an FIPB approval.

An FIR was filed against Karti, Indrani Mukherjee and Peter Mukerjea, who owned INX media.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 07:32 IST
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