INX media case: CBI to move plea to record Peter Mukerjea's statement before court

WION Web Team
Delhi, India Published: Mar 28, 2018, 07:03 AM(IST)

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Peter Mukerjea was sent to CBI custody till March 31 by a Delhi court on Monday

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to move a plea in a special CBI court today. The CBI seeks the permission to record the statement of former media baron Peter Mukerjea before the court in connection with the INX media case.

CBI's plea will be filed under Section 164 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC).

Peter Mukerjea was sent to CBI custody till March 31 by a Delhi court on Monday after seeking five-day custody. 

Mukerjea-owned INX Media Ltd had allegedly paid bribes to get a Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval which was facilitated by former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram.

Karti Chidambaram was granted bail by the Delhi High Court on March 23. 

(With inputs from ANI) 

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