File photo: P Chidambaram Photograph:( Reuters )
ED filed the charge sheet in Delhi's Patiala House Court
The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday filed supplementary charge sheet against Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram for the offence of money laundering of Rs.1.16 crore in lieu of illegal Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval in March 2006 to Global Comm & Services Holdings Ltd, Mauritius.
Chidambaram allegedly had given the approval when he was the finance minister during UPA regime.
ED filed the charge sheet in Delhi's Patiala House Court, the report added.
The agency has listed nine including Chidambaram as accused in the case. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram's chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman S Bhaskaraman and four Maxis companies are also named in the charge sheet.
CBI Special Judge OP Saini fixed November 26 for consideration of the charge sheet, the report added.