INX media case: ED seeks production warrant of P Chidambaram before Delhi Court for custodial interrogation

The Enforcement Directorate on Friday moved before a Delhi court seeking production warrant of former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case.

Press Trust of India October 11, 2019 16:51:05 IST
INX media case: ED seeks production warrant of P Chidambaram before Delhi Court for custodial interrogation
  • The Enforcement Directorate on Friday moved before a Delhi court seeking production warrant of former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case

  • The agency has said in its plea that it requires custodial interrogation of Chidambaram in the case

  • Chidambaram is currently in Tihar jail in connection with the INX media case lodged by the CBI

New Delhi: A Delhi court Friday issued production warrant against former finance minister P Chidambaram for 14 October in the INX Media money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate.

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar issued the warrant for after the ED moved court in the case and directed that Chidambaram be produced before it at 3 pm on 14 October. The ED said in its plea that it needs to interrogate him in custody.

Chidambaram is currently in Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case lodged by the CBI. The court had earlier dismissed his plea seeking to surrender in the ED case.

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