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SC extends interim relief from arrest to Karti Chidambaram

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Tuesday extended, till July 3, the interim protection from arrest to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior P. Chidambaram, by the ED in the alleged Media case.

The court extended the interim relief as it adjourned the hearing on the matter.

The top court on April 2 extended till April 17 (Tuesday) the Delhi High Court's interim order of March 9 directing the (ED) not to take any coercive action against him till March 20.

The top court bench of Dipak Misra, Justice and Justice on March 15 extended the relief to Karti Chidambram till March 26 while transferring to itself the cases pending before the relating to adjudication of ED's power to arrest an accused under Section 19 of the Prevention of Act.

It embarked on examining the issue as it noted that several high courts in the country have given conflicting views on its interpretation.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 22:08 IST