New Delhi, March 9: Interim relief has been granted by the Delhi High Court to Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P Chidambaram from the arrest of the Enforcement Directorate till the next date of hearing.
The Court also issued a notice to ED and the Central government on Karti’s plea.
Delhi High Court grants interim relief to Karti Chidambaram from arrest from the Enforcement Directorate. Relief granted till next date of hearing. HC also issued notice to ED & Centre on Karti's plea.
— ANI (@ANI) March 9, 2018
The Court fixed March 20 for the next hearing.
The Patiala House Court, on 1 March, sent Karti Chidambaram to CBI custody till 6 March in the INX Media case, later it extended for more three days.
The CBI is investigating the allegation of his taking money for FIPB clearance to INX Media when his father was Finances Minister
He has described the allegation against him in the INX Media case as “politically motivated.”
Karti was held by the CBI at Chennai airport soon after his arrival from an overseas visit on February 28.