Chidambaram at CBI headquarters for questioning

India

06 Jun 2018

INX Media case: Chidambaram arrives at CBI HQ for questioning

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday went to the CBI headquarters for questioning regarding foreign investment clearances given to INX media during his tenure.

The agency had alleged irregularities in the clearance of foreign investment in INX media, sources said.

Chidambaram's alleged role came under the scanner of CBI in connection with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance of Rs. 305 crore.

Other accused

Congress leader's son, Karti, also dragged into the case

The former Union Finance Minister's son Karti Chidambaram was also arrested in the case for allegedly receiving funds to the tune of Rs. 10 lakh.

The other accused in the case include then INX Media director Indrani Mukerjea and then INX News director Peter Mukerjea, both in jail for the alleged murder of their 24-year-old daughter, Sheena Bora.

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