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Court extends interim protection from arrest to Karti in Aircel-Maxis case

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A today granted interim protection from arrest till May 2 in two cases filed by the and ED in the Aircel-Maxis matter arising out of the 2G spectrum cases.

O P Saini granted relief to the son of senior after the for the (ED) sought time to argue on Karti's application seeking anticipatory bail.

The submission was supported by the who requested the court to put up the matter for next date.

The court had on March 24 granted interim relief to Karti till today after considering that both the investigative agencies had sought time to file their responses on his anticipatory bail plea.

Karti had filed a plea seeking protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis matter, in which the and the ED lodged cases in 2011 and 2012, respectively.

The matter pertains to grant of (FIPB) clearance to firm M/S Global Communication for investment in

In September, 2015, the CBI had filed its status report regarding a probe into the FIPB approvals in the case. The agency had in June, 2016 also issued notice to A Palaniappan, of Chess Management Services, a company promoted by Karti.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 11:25 IST