Chinese visa racket: Karti Chidambaram’s close aide held

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers during a raid at Congress MP Karti Chidambaram’s residence, in Chennai.PTI Photo

The source also said that around 260 visas were facilitated by Karti and others for Chinese nationals.

New Delhi, May 18: A day after the raids on Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, a close aide, S Bhaskar Raman has been arrested.

Karti Chidambaram whose residential and office premises were searched by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been accused of taking illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh to facilitate visas for some Chinese nationals working on a project in Punjab, sources tell OneIndia.

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Karti Chidambaram took bribe to facilitate visas of Chinese nationals: CBI raid on

CBI raid on Chidambaram’s properties

New Delhi, May 17: Karti Chidambaram whose residential and office premises were searched by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been accused of taking illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh to facilitate visas for some Chinese nationals working on a project in Punjab, sources tell OneIndia.

The source also said that around 260 visas were facilitated by Karti and others for Chinese nationals.

Searches were conducted at nine locations including three in Mumbai, three in Tamil Nadu and one place each in Karnataka, Punjab and Odisha. The search was conducted following the registration of a fresh case by the CBI in connection with an alleged foreign remittances case that took place between 2010 and 2014.

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Father-son duo of Chidambaram, Karti to be brought face-to-face for interrogation

karti-chidamNew Delhi, Aug 22: The Central Bureau of Investigation, which arrested former finance minister, P Chidambaram is likely to bring him face to face with his son Karti Chidambaram.
Karti, also an accused in the INX Media case would be asked to join the investigations, a CBI source tells OneIndia. Karti, who was earlier arrested is out on bail. Bring them face to face would be important for the investigations as it would help us corroborate the versions better, the source also added.

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Karti Chidambaram gets anticipatory bail in Aircel-Maxis case

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.

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