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Karti leaves for London; father PC says he will back soon

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Karti Chidambaram, who is under investigation for an alleged bribery and corruption case, today left for on what his father described as a scheduled trip.

"Karti is travelling as per earlier travel plans. He will return after a few days. There is no ban on his travel," his father and senior leader told PTI here.

The CBI, on Tuesday, had carried out searches at Karti's homes and offices in four cities to probe charges that he had received money from a media firm owned by Indrani and Peter Mukerjea to help them evade a probe.

Karti Chidambaram has denied all the charges made against him.

The had filed an FIR against Karti and the Mukerjeas on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, receiving illegal gratification, influencing public servants and criminal misconduct.

It alleged that Karti received money from INX Media for using his influence to manipulate a probe against it in a case of violation of Foreign Investment Promotion Board conditions for an investment from Mauritius.

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

First Published: Thu, May 18 2017. 21:57 IST