Shortly after former finance minister P Chidambaram reached his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi, CBI officials trailed and arrested him on Wednesday evening. Chidambaram has been taken to the CBI headquarters for a probe. He will be produced before the court on Thursday.
A seven-member CBI team had to climb the wall, brave AICC supporters to get inside Chidambaram's residence. The team was stalled by Congress supporters at the AICC headquarters as well. A team from the Enforcement Directorate also arrived at the spot.
CBI, ED teams entered Chidambaram's residence through the backdoor in presence of Delhi Police. High-octane drama at Chidambaram's residence, that lasted nearly an hour, resulted in his the arrest of the former finance minister who is accused in the INX media case.
P Chidambaram appeared at the Congress party headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday evening after being missing for nearly 24 hours. Chidambaram addressed the media stating that he has "not been accused of any offence". "These are lies spread by pathological liars," he said.
Chidambaram suffered a setback on Tuesday after Delhi High Court dismissed both his anticipatory bail pleas in connection with INX Media case.
'I completely disagree with this, tell me why has no charge sheet been filed?' Karti said.