File photo of Karti Chidambaram leaving the Patiala House Courts in New Delhi on February 28. Photograph:( PTI )
Karti Chidambaram has been granted bail in INX Media case.
INX Media Case: Karti Chidambaram has been granted bail by Delhi High Court on surety of Rs 10 lakh. He cannot travel out of the country. He cannot influence witnesses or close bank accounts. https://t.co/lgWquY2Nas— ANI (@ANI) March 23, 2018
The Delhi high court while granting the bail told him not to travel abroad.
Karti has also been told to furnish Rs 10 lakh as bail bond.
The move has come a day before the end of his judicial custody.
He was supposed to be in judicial custody till March 24.
The Supreme Court had on March 15 given interim protection to Karti Chidambaram from arrest in the case. Following which, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) could not arrest him until March 26.
The CBI arrested Karti Chidambaram based on allegations that he got kickbacks in return for foreign investment clearance for INX Media when his father was the Finance Minister.