BREAKING: HC extends Chidambaram’s interim protection in INX media case

P. Chidambaram (Image: India Today)

The court was hearing Mr Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail petition

Delhi High Court extended former finance minister P Chidambaram’s interim protection from arrest in INX media case. The protection is extended till 29 November.

The court was hearing Mr Chidambaram’s anticipatory bail petition which pleads for protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the case.

On July 25, the court granted him interim protection, which was later extended to September 28.

His son Karti Chidambaram was arrested on February 28 by the CBI for allegedly taking money to facilitate the FIPB clearance to INX Media in 2007 when his father was the Union Finance Minister in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. Later, Karti was granted bail.