New Delhi, July 23: Days after being named as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case, former union minister, P Chidambaram has moved a bail plea. He moved the Patiala House court in Delhi seeking bail.
New Delhi, July 19: The Central Bureau of Investigation has named former union minister, P Chidambaram as an accused in the Aircel-Maxis case. His name was mentioned in the supplementary chargesheet filed by the CBI.
The Supreme Court has allowed the government to probe the serious charges Rajeshwar Singh, an officer with the Enforcement Directorate, probing the 2G and Aircel-Maxis case.
The Enforcement Directorate has told a Delhi court that it is investigating the transfer of Rs 32.91 crore by Karti P Chidambaram’s firm to a Singapore-based company and another investment of Rs 15.79 crore with erstwhile French tennis player Jean-Francois Caujolle.
The chargesheet filed by the Enforcement Directorate in the Aircel-Maxis case mentions the name of former union minister, P Chidambaram in various places, but he has not been arrayed as an accused.
New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram has been granted anticipatory bail by a special CBI court in Delhi. The court was hearing an application seeking arrest from arrest by the ED, which was filed by Karti in the Aircel-Maxis case.
The court while delivering the verdict directed Karti to cooperate with the investigation and also said that he shall be available for questioning when the ED seeks it.
The Enforcement Directorate has said that P Chidambaram, former union minister was part of the conspiracy to give FIPB clearance to Aircel-Maxis in a bid to avoid a reference to the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs and ensure that it was cleared by the finance ministry.
The mysterious manner in which a 2013 draft report reached the residence of former union minister, P Chidambaram is being probed by the CBI. The Central Bureau of Investigation had prepared a draft report in connection with the Aircel-Maxis case and during a raid conducted by the Enforcement Directorate, it was found at the resident of Chidambaram.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy while expressing concern over the non-tabling of the CAG Aircel-Maxis report asked the new Comptroller and Auditor General, Rajiv Mehrishi, for its re-examination by a special team.
A plea by the CBI to declare Ralph Marshal and T Ananda Krishna as absconders in the Aircel-Maxis case has been rejected by a court. The Court adjourned sine die the case against the two accused Malaysian nationals.