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INX Media case: Interim relief to Chidambaram against ED arrest till Sept 5

Apex court to pronounce verdict on September 5, extends protection to Chidambaram till then

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
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Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

Aashish Aryan New Delhi
The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to submit in a sealed envelope all those documents, which the probe agency wanted the court to peruse, in connection with former finance minister P Chidambaram’s role in the alleged discrepancies in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approvals for INX Media. The ED is seeking custodial interrogation of the Congress leader, claiming that he had been evasive in his replies to the probe agency whenever he was called for questioning. In its plea before the top court, the ED said that it needed custodial interrogation of Chidambaram to

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First Published: Aug 29 2019 | 7:25 PM IST

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