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Delhi HC directs ED not to arrest Karti Chidambaram for now

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday gave P. Chidambaram's son interim protection from being arrested by the in the Media case.

The interim relief to from "any coercive action taken against him" by the ED till March 20 came a day after the transferred to the his plea seeking quashing of summons issued by probe agency.

is in CBI custody since his February 28 arrest.

The CBI, which is separately probing the case, has alleged that Karti Chidambaram got kickbacks in 2007, when his father was the Finance Minister, to clear foreign investment worth Rs 305 crore for Media -- owned by Peter and

The Mukherjeas are in jail in a murder case.

The CBI said it has a recorded statement of accusing Karti Chidambaram of seeking bribe to get the FIPB clearance.



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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 13:32 IST