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Aircel-Maxis case: ED files chargesheet against Karti Chidambaram

The ED has mentioned the name of former union minister P Chidambaram at various places in the chargesheet but he has not been arrayed as an accused in the case.

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Karti Chidambaram
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The on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in a Delhi court against Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case.

Additional Sessions Judge Ruby Alka Gupta said that it would consider the charge sheet on July 4.

Apart from Karti, the agency has also named four other in its chargesheet under section 4 (Punishment for money-laundering) of the Prevention of Act.

The ED has mentioned the name of former union minister P Chidambaram at various places in the chargesheet but he has not been arrayed as an accused in the case.

The agency told the court that it may file a supplementary chargesheet in the case.

The court has already granted interim protection from arrest till July 10 to Karti, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram, in two cases filed by the CBI and ED in 2011 and 2012, respectively in the Aircel-Maxis matter arising out of 2G spectrum cases.

The matter pertains to grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to firm M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd for investment in

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 16:10 IST
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