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INX Media case: Delhi court sends Karti's CA to 5-day ED custody

The ED told the court that the CA was not cooperating with the probe

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, waves as he arrives at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarter in New Delhi on Wednesday in connection with INX Media case. (Photo: PTI)
Karti Chidambaram. (Photo: PTI)

The on Friday arrested S Bhaskararaman, the Chartered Accountant of Karti Chidambaram, in connection with money laundering case and produced him before a Delhi court, which remanded him for five days for custodial interrogation.

After being arrested from a five star hotel here, Bhaskararaman was produced before special judge who accepted the ED's plea that he has to be quizzed in custody.

The ED told the court that the CA was not cooperating with the probe.

Karti's name had cropped up in the case which relates to (FIPB) approval granted in 2007 for receipt of funds by when his father and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was the Union Finance Minister during the previous UPA regime.

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First Published: Fri, February 16 2018. 19:29 IST