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INX Media Money Laundering Case: Delhi Court exempts Chidambaram, Karti from personal appearance

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram were granted an exemption by a special court from personal appearance in the INX Media money laundering case.

On Wednesday, former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram were granted an exemption by a special court from personal appearance in the INX Media money laundering case.


Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram’s advocate Arshdeep Singh moved an application which said that the accused were busy in Tamil Nadu in an assembly election campaign after which the Special Judge M.K. Nagpal exempted them from personal appearance. 


Notice was issued for all the accused in the INX Media money laundering case following cognizance of the Enforcement Directorate’s (ED) chargesheet. 


Former media baron and co-accused Peter Mukerjea appeared in person in the court and filed a bail application. The bail application will be heard on 16th April the same day when the matter of proper examination of documents is listed by the court. Names of INX Media Pvt Ltd, Advantage Strategic companies, Kriya FMCG Distributors Pvt Ltd, and North Star Software Solutions are also in the chargesheet. 


On 21st August 2019, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested P. Chidambaram from his residence in connection with the case. In the case lodged by CBI, the Supreme Court granted bail to P. Chidambaram on 22nd October and in the ED case, bail was granted on 4th December 2019. Further, in March 2018, Karti Chidambaram got an interim bail by the Delhi High Court in the money laundering case.


On 21st October 2019, cognizance of the CBI’s chargesheet against P. Chidamabaram, Karti Chidambaram and 8 others was taken by the Special CBI Court. 


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