INX Media case: P Chidambaram moves Supreme Court for bail; bench says CJI will 'take decision later during the day'

  • The bench also comprising justices Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari said that Chidambaram's plea would be sent to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi

  • The Congress leader, who is presently lodged in jail in judicial custody, has moved the apex court challenging the Delhi High Court's verdict

New Delhi: Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the INX Media corruption case.

 INX Media case: P Chidambaram moves Supreme Court for bail; bench says CJI will take decision later during the day

File photo of Congress leader P Chidambaram. PTI

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Chidambaram, mentioned the matter for urgent listing before a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana.

The bench also comprising Justices Sanjiv Khanna and Krishna Murari said that Chidambaram's plea would be sent to Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi for taking a call on the listing of the matter.

The Congress leader, who is presently lodged in jail in judicial custody, has moved the apex court challenging the Delhi High Court's 30 September verdict dismissing his bail plea in the case.

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Updated Date: Oct 03, 2019 11:40:52 IST