Special Court extends ED remand of Chidambaram till October 30 

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Oct 24, 2019, 06:21 PM(IST)

File photo: P Chidambaram Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Chidambaram on Wednesday moved a bail petition in the INX media case and asserted that all the other accused in the matter have been granted bail.

A Special Court has extended Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand of Congress leader P Chidambaram till 30th October in INX media case, reported news agency ANI.

Chidambaram's health checkup to be done at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the report added.

Chidambaram on Wednesday moved a bail petition in the INX media case and asserted that all the other accused in the matter have been granted bail.

The ED which is probing the money laundering charges against the leader had arrested him on October 16, following which he was remanded in custody by a special court till October 24, which is also getting expired today.

The Supreme Court recently granted him bail in the money laundering case which is being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Chidambaram was arrested on August 21 by the CBI in connection with the graft case after which the court initially remanded him to custody and later sent to Tihar Jail.

The agency has recently charge-sheeted him and others, including his son Karti and a handful of bureaucrats, for causing loss to the exchequer by allegedly committing offences under the Prevention of Corruption (PC) Act and the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
 

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