The Central Bureau of Investigation has said that it was conducting the probe into the INX Media case without the cooperation of Karti Chidambaram, the main accused in the case.
New Delhi: It is almost 10 days since Karti Chidambaram has been in CBI custody. But, for the CBI he is turning out to be one of the most difficult prisoners, the agency has seen in a long time.
CBI sources say that he has a one line answer for every question.
New Delhi: The noose around former union finance minister P Chidambaram is tightening as the Central Bureau of Investigation is all set to question him in connection with the INX Media case.
Was the INX Media deal brokered by a journalist? Based on the questioning of Indrani Mukerjea, the CBI had learnt that it was a top journalist in Delhi who had introduced Karti Chidambaram to Peter Mukerjea.
There was no change in the statement of Indrani Mukerjea who was brought face to face with Karti Chidambaram by the CBI while probing the INX Media case. Karti was taken to Mumbai and was brought face to face with Indrani who is currently lodged in jail on charges of allegedly murdering her daughter, Sheena Bora.
The Enforcement Directorate in its report has claimed that P Chidambaram had told INX Media promoters, Indrani and Peter Mukerjea to help the business of his son Karti. This according to the ED took place when Peter and Indrani met him at his office in North Block in 2007 when he was the union finance minister.
Karti Chidambaram influenced officials to give the green signal to INX Media, the CBI which arrested the son of the former union minister, P Chidambaram said in its FIR.
close aide and a chartered account of Karti Chidambaram has been arrested in connection with the INX Media case. The ED which had raided the residence of Bhaskar Raman arrested him today for further questioning.
For Karti Chidambaram, the Central Bureau of Investigation had over 100 questions to ask. Grilled by the CBI for over 8 hours, the son of the former union minister, P Chidambaram was cooperative, CBI sources tell OneIndia.
The Madras High Court has directed Karti Chidambaram to approach a court in Delhi to quash the FIR lodged against him in the INX Media case. Karti, son of former Union Minister, P Chidambaram had moved the Madras HC against the FIR lodged against him in the case by the CBI. The Madras HC told him either to approach the Delhi HC or the Patiala House court in this regard.