Aircel Maxis case : Interim protection of P Chidambaram, Karti extended till Feb 1

P Chidambaram

New Delhi, Jan 11: The Patiala House Court on Friday extended the interim protection of former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram and till February 1, in Aircel Maxis case.

Special CBI Judge O P Saini fixed Febuary 1 for the next the hearing in both the CBI and ED cases.

On November 26, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had informed the Court that it has been granted permission by the central government to prosecute Chidambaram in connection with the case.

Chidambaram has denied all charges leveled by the central probe agency.

The ED is probing the Aircel-Maxis deal under the PMLA after taking cognisance of a 2011 Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) complaint in the case.

The agencies are investigating how Karti Chidambaram allegedly managed to get a clearance from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in the Aircel-Maxis deal when his father P Chidambaram was the Union Finance Minister in 2006.


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