The CBI has conducted raids at the residence of former union minister P Chidambaram and his son’ house in Chennai. The CBI has raided 16 different locations. The CBI has also conducted raids at Gurgaon, Delhi and Delhi in connection with the same case. The CBI has registered an FIR in relation to the irregularities Foreign Investment Promotion Board Clearance given to the INX media.
It may be recalled that the ED too had probed INX media for forex violations. The CBI raid is a continuation of the investigation done by the Enforcement Directorate which had tracked three transactions done by Karti Chidambaram. Documents pertaining to the same are being searched, the CBI officials said. Further the CBI is also finding out about the Rs 60 lakh that was paid from INX Media to Northstar Software Solutions ltd.