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Live updates: P Chidambaram sent to CBI custody till September 2 in INX Media case

Chidambaram was arrested on August 21 and was produced before the Rouse Avenue court after the expiry of his remand.

By Zee Media Bureau | Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2019 - 16:02

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram's CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) custody was extended till September 2 in INX Media case.

Additional Solicitor General (ASG) KM Natrajan appearing for CBI sought 5 more days of Chidambaram's remand for interrogation after his CBI custody ended on Friday.

SC has told the CBI to show it the case dairy to find out what the probe agency has done so far in the matter. He was arrested on August 21 and was produced before the Rouse Avenue court after the expiry of his remand today. 

Chidambaram had Thursday offered in the SC to remain in CBI's custody till September 2 in the INX Media corruption case.

In 2017, the CBI had registered an FIR alleging irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance was given to INX Media to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 when Chidambaram was the Union finance minister. Following the FIR filed by CBI, ED had filed a case of money laundering against him.

Stay tuned for live updates

30 August 2019, 15:56 PM

Senior advocate Dayan Krishnan appearing for Chidambaram says not a single document on money trail of transfer has been put to us. 3 files have been shown to Chidambaram. 400 questions have been asked. Each question was answered without pause.

30 August 2019, 15:54 PM

P Chidambaram sent to CBI custody till September 2.

30 August 2019, 15:38 PM

SC Judge: Why did you previously ask for only 5 days? ASG in his response says Chidambaram reads the documents before he answers and it depends on how much time he takes to answer

30 August 2019, 15:37 PM

Additional Solicitor General (ASG) KM Natrajan appearing for CBI said that Chidambaram has been partially confronted and needs to be confronted with more documents.

30 August 2019, 15:35 PM

CBI has sought 5 more days of Chidambaram's remand for interrogation. SC has told the court to show it the case dairy to find out what the probe agency has done so far in the case.

30 August 2019, 15:15 PM

P Chidambaram produced before the Rouse Avenue court. If CBI does not seek his custody further, Chidambaram may be sent to Thiar Jail today itself.

30 August 2019, 12:18 PM

The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday told the Supreme Court that custodial interrogation of Chidambaram in the INX media case is required as if his plea for anticipatory bail is given it would affect cases involving Vijay Mallya, Mehul Choksi, Neerav Modi and Zakir Naik.

30 August 2019, 11:10 AM

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for ED in the INX Media corruption case submits transcript of interrogation with Chidambaram to the Supreme Court in a sealed envelop.

The SC had on Thursday directed that documents linked to the case be submitted under an authenticated sealed cover.

30 August 2019, 10:54 AM

Jailed media baron Indrani Mukerjea Indrani Mukerjea, who has now turned approver in the INX Media case was elated on hearing the news of the arrest of Chidambaram by the CBI. Mukerjea, who was produced for a court hearing here on Thursday, termed the development as "good news" and said: "I have been monitoring the developments closely... I am happy that he has been arrested. He is cornered from all sides now." 

30 August 2019, 10:51 AM

Chidambaram on Thursday offered in SC to remain in CBI custody till September 2 in the INX Media corruption case.

30 August 2019, 10:49 AM

In the INX Media scam, being probed by ED, the Supreme Court on Thursday said that will pronounce its order on September 5 on the anticipatory bail plea.