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INX Media: Delhi court allows ED to quiz Chidambaram till October 24

The court also granted Chidambaram to have home-cooked food, western toilet, and medicines while in ED custody

By PTI in New Delhi
  • Published 17.10.19, 6:43 PM
  • Updated 17.10.19, 6:43 PM
  • a min read
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The probe agency had sought 14-day custodial interrogation of the 74-year old former finance minister P. Chidambaram. Prem Singh

A Delhi court on Thursday sent former finance minister P. Chidambaram for custodial interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate till October 24 in the INX Media case.

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar allowed the ED to quiz Chidambaram and also granted him permission to have home-cooked food, western toilet, and medicines while he is in the ED custody.

The probe agency had sought 14-day custodial interrogation of the 74-year old senior Congress leader.

The court also extended the judicial custody of Chidambaram till October 24 in the INX Media corruption case lodged by the CBI.

The court had on Wednesday issued production warrant against him in the INX Media money laundering case lodged by the ED.

The ED had arrested the senior Congress leader, who was in Tihar jail, on Wednesday.