INX media money laundering case: Karti Chidambaram sent to 5-day police custody

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 01, 2018, 01.09 PM (IST)

Delhi Patiala Court today sent Karti Chidambaram to 5-day police custody in connection with the INX Media money laundering case. 

The CBI had requested the court for 14-day custody for Karti. He will now be produced in court on March 6th.

Karti Chidambaram was allowed to meet his father, former finance minister P Chidambaram in court.

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Meanwhile, CBI sources said the finance minister could be brought in for questioning.

The court reserved its order on the bail plea of Chidambaram's Chartered Accountant S Bhaskaran who will remain in jail till March 7. 

The CBI claimed having documents which prove clear links of Karti Chidambaram and various companies. 

The CBI said: "We have emails and invoices indicating money was given to Advantage Strategic Consultancy Private Limited (ASCPL) in the time period when INX media received favours".