INX Media case: P Chidambaram's CBI custody extended till 2 September by Delhi court

  • A Delhi court extended the CBI custody of P Chidambaram by three days in the INX Media case.

  • Chidambaram has already been subjected to custodial interrogation by the CBI for eight days since his arrest on 21 August.

  • The order was passed by Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar before whom Chidambaram was produced on expiry of four-day custodial interrogation granted on 26 August.

New Delhi: A Delhi court extended by three days the CBI custody of P Chidambaram, arrested in a corruption case arising from the INX Media scam.

He will be in the CBI custody till 2 September.

The order was passed by Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar before whom Chidambaram was produced on expiry of four-day custodial interrogation granted on 26 August.

He has already been subjected to custodial interrogation by the CBI for eight days since his arrest on 21 August, after the Delhi High Court on 20 August dismissed his anticipatory bail plea.

"Investigation being the prerogative of the investigating officer and given the fact that the record is voluminous and accused needs to be confronted. Thus, more time is required. In view of the submissions made, the accused is sent to police custody remand till 2 September," the judge said while pronouncing the order.

Updated Date: Aug 30, 2019 16:35:45 IST