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INX Media Case: P Chidambaram's Judicial Custody Extended Till Oct 3

India | PTI | September 19, 2019, 4:00 pm
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 A Delhi court extended till October 3 the judicial custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media corruption case on September 19, 2019. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar also allowed medical examination of Chidambaram. The court extended the judicial custody of Chidambaram after the CBI sought an extension of the veteran Congress leader's judicial remand. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for CBI, sought an extension of the judicial custody and said there has been no change of circumstance from the day he was first sent to jail. <br /> <br />Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A Delhi court extended till October 3 the judicial custody of former finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with the INX Media corruption case on September 19, 2019. Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar also allowed medical examination of Chidambaram. The court extended the judicial custody of Chidambaram after the CBI sought an extension of the veteran Congress leader's judicial remand. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for CBI, sought an extension of the judicial custody and said there has been no change of circumstance from the day he was first sent to jail.

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Police van carrying Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves for Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Police van carrying Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves for Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Police personnel stand guard outside the Tihar jail as they wait for the arrival of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Police personnel stand guard outside the Tihar jail as they wait for the arrival of former finance minister P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, seen outside the Tihar jail, in New Delhi. A Delhi court sent P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, where he will spend 14 days in judicial custody. (Image: PTI)

Karti Chidambaram, son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, seen outside the Tihar jail, in New Delhi. A Delhi court sent P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in connection with the INX Media corruption case, where he will spend 14 days in judicial custody. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram will be subjected to further custodial interrogation for four days by the CBI in the INX Media scam as a Delhi Court Monday (August 26) sent him to the agency's custody till August 30. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram will be subjected to further custodial interrogation for four days by the CBI in the INX Media scam as a Delhi Court Monday (August 26) sent him to the agency's custody till August 30. (Image: PTI)

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 Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar said the CBI demand was

Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar said the CBI demand was "justified" that Chidambaram has to be further interrogated in its custody. "Investigation is the prerogative of the investigating officer which he has to conduct within the framework of law... I am of the view that further police custody remand of accused P Chidambaram is justified and accordingly, the accused is remanded to further police custody till August 30," the judge said. (Image: PTI)

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 The court allowed Chidambaram's family members and lawyers to meet him for half-an-hour daily during the CBI custody. (Image: PTI)

The court allowed Chidambaram's family members and lawyers to meet him for half-an-hour daily during the CBI custody. (Image: PTI)

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 In a setback for former finance minister P Chidambaram, the Supreme Court has said it cannot convert their petition against rejection of anticipatory bail by the Delhi High Court into a petition for regular bail and refused to

In a setback for former finance minister P Chidambaram, the Supreme Court has said it cannot convert their petition against rejection of anticipatory bail by the Delhi High Court into a petition for regular bail and refused to "entertain" the plea against the CBI. Supreme Court declines to pass order on his first petition against the CBI. The apex court holds it to be infructuous. "Can't entertain this after your arrest," says court on August 26, 2019. (Image: Reuters)

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 Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram after being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi on August 26, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram after being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi on August 26, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi on August 26, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram being produced at a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi on August 26, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Supreme Court grants interim protection from arrest to former Union Minister P Chidambaram, till August 26 in connection with INX media case probed by Enforcement Directorate on August 23, 2019. (Image: AFP)

Supreme Court grants interim protection from arrest to former Union Minister P Chidambaram, till August 26 in connection with INX media case probed by Enforcement Directorate on August 23, 2019. (Image: AFP)

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 Congress leader P Chidambaram got anticipatory bail in Enforcement Directorate till Monday (August 26). However, he will continue to stay under arrest as the apex court has posted the petition against CBI also for August 26. The SC recorded that the former minister has always been on bail and he has been cooperating with the probe. (Image: AFP)

Congress leader P Chidambaram got anticipatory bail in Enforcement Directorate till Monday (August 26). However, he will continue to stay under arrest as the apex court has posted the petition against CBI also for August 26. The SC recorded that the former minister has always been on bail and he has been cooperating with the probe. (Image: AFP)

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 A special court here sent Congress leader P Chidambaram to custody of the the Central Bureau of Investigation till August 26, saying his custodial interrogation was justified in the INX Media corruption case on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

A special court here sent Congress leader P Chidambaram to custody of the the Central Bureau of Investigation till August 26, saying his custodial interrogation was justified in the INX Media corruption case on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 The court said Chidambaram will remain in CBI custody till August 26, during which period the agency will get him medically examined regularly as per the rules. The court also allowed his family members and lawyers to meet him for 30 minutes every day. (Image: PTI)

The court said Chidambaram will remain in CBI custody till August 26, during which period the agency will get him medically examined regularly as per the rules. The court also allowed his family members and lawyers to meet him for 30 minutes every day. (Image: PTI)

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 Senior lawyer and Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who is representing former finance minister P Chidambaram in INX media case, outside a CBI court in New Delhi on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Senior lawyer and Congress leader Kapil Sibal, who is representing former finance minister P Chidambaram in INX media case, outside a CBI court in New Delhi on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi. The court remanded Chidambaram for 4 days in CBI custody. (Image: PTI)

Senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram after he was produced in a CBI court in the INX media case, in New Delhi. The court remanded Chidambaram for 4 days in CBI custody. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram being taken to court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi on August 22, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram is being taken to court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram is being taken to court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials in the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 CBI officials bring Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram to produce him at the CBI court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

CBI officials bring Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram to produce him at the CBI court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Tamil Nadu Congress Committee members stage a protest against the arrest of senior party leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case at Satyamurti Bhavan, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee members stage a protest against the arrest of senior party leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media case at Satyamurti Bhavan, in Chennai. (Image: PTI)

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 Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by the CBI Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media corruption case amid high drama, will be produced in a special CBI court today. A CBI spokesperson said he has been arrested on the basis of a warrant issued by a competent court. After his arrest, doctors from the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital conducted medical examination on him at the CBI headquarters, sources said. Chidambaram has been kept in the suit No. 5 of the CBI Guest House on the ground floor of the agency headquarters, they said. He will be produced before a special CBI court today, where the agency will seek his remand. (Image: PTI)

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by the CBI Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media corruption case amid high drama, will be produced in a special CBI court today. A CBI spokesperson said he has been arrested on the basis of a warrant issued by a competent court. After his arrest, doctors from the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital conducted medical examination on him at the CBI headquarters, sources said. Chidambaram has been kept in the suit No. 5 of the CBI Guest House on the ground floor of the agency headquarters, they said. He will be produced before a special CBI court today, where the agency will seek his remand. (Image: PTI)

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 CBI officials with Congress leader P Chidambaram after arresting him. (PTI)

CBI officials with Congress leader P Chidambaram after arresting him. (PTI)

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 Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials escort Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi, Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials escort Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi, Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials arrest Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials arrest Congress leader P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Officials try to control the media and activists outside the Jor Bagh residence of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Officials try to control the media and activists outside the Jor Bagh residence of Congress leader P Chidambaram, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) vehicle enters the residence of Congress leader P Chidambaram at Jor Bagh in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) vehicle enters the residence of Congress leader P Chidambaram at Jor Bagh in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives to address a press conference at AICC HQ, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives to address a press conference at AICC HQ, in New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference with party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI)

Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference with party leaders Kapil Sibal and Abhishek Singhvi at AICC headquarters in New Delhi. (PTI)

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 In a setback to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, his petition challenging the Delhi High Court rejection of anticipatory bail has not been listed before a Supreme Court bench. A battery of lawyers for Chidambaram headed by senior advocate Kapil Sibal has been trying since morning to schedule the matter for hearing before an appropriate bench. Sibal appeared before a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana and said:

In a setback to former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, his petition challenging the Delhi High Court rejection of anticipatory bail has not been listed before a Supreme Court bench. A battery of lawyers for Chidambaram headed by senior advocate Kapil Sibal has been trying since morning to schedule the matter for hearing before an appropriate bench. Sibal appeared before a bench headed by Justice NV Ramana and said: "We had no choice. That is why we have come to this court here again." Justice Ramana said some defect has been noticed in the petition. (Image: PTI)

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 CBI notice pasted on the boundary wall of the former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram's residence, in New Delhi on August 21, 2019. (Image: PTI)

CBI notice pasted on the boundary wall of the former union finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram's residence, in New Delhi on August 21, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 A team of six officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrived at the house of former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday evening (Aug 20), hours after the Supreme Court turned down his plea for an urgent hearing of his anticipatory bail petition in connection with the corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scandal. <br /><br />Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials inside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jorbagh, New Delhi on Aug 20, 2019. (Image: PTI)

A team of six officials of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrived at the house of former Union minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday evening (Aug 20), hours after the Supreme Court turned down his plea for an urgent hearing of his anticipatory bail petition in connection with the corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scandal.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials inside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jorbagh, New Delhi on Aug 20, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 A guard closes the gate during a raid by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials inside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

A guard closes the gate during a raid by Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials inside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: PTI)

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 Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

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 Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

Media personnel has seen outside the residence of Congress leader P. Chidambaram during a raid, in Jor Bagh, New Delhi. (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

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 (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

(Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

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 (Image: News18/Arjun Singh)

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 Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering probe related to INX Media, in New Delhi on February 08, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering probe related to INX Media, in New Delhi on February 08, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering probe related to INX Media, in New Delhi on February 08, 2019. (Image: PTI)

Former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to appear before Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with a money-laundering probe related to INX Media, in New Delhi on February 08, 2019. (Image: PTI)

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 Former INX Media chief Indrani Mukherjee after being discharged from the J J Hospital in Mumbai on April 11, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Former INX Media chief Indrani Mukherjee after being discharged from the J J Hospital in Mumbai on April 11, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Former media baron Peter Mukerjea being produced at Patiala House Courts in New Delhi in INX media case on March 26, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Former media baron Peter Mukerjea being produced at Patiala House Courts in New Delhi in INX media case on March 26, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Delhi High court in New Delhi on March 23, 2018. The Delhi High Court granted bail to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, in the INX Media case. (Image: PTI)

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Delhi High court in New Delhi on March 23, 2018. The Delhi High Court granted bail to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, in the INX Media case. (Image: PTI)

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 Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives at Delhi High court in New Delhi on March 23, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram arrives at Delhi High court in New Delhi on March 23, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Karti Chidambaram, son of Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at Patiala House Court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi on March 12, 2018. Court has sent Karti to judicial custody till March 24. (Image: PTI)

Karti Chidambaram, son of Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at Patiala House Court in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, in New Delhi on March 12, 2018. Court has sent Karti to judicial custody till March 24. (Image: PTI)

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 Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to three-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 6, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to three-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 6, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram leaves the Byculla Jail after meeting with former INX Media directors Indrani and Peter Mukherjea in the alleged connection in the INX Media corruption case, in Mumbai on March 4, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram leaves the Byculla Jail after meeting with former INX Media directors Indrani and Peter Mukherjea in the alleged connection in the INX Media corruption case, in Mumbai on March 4, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Karti Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after he was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Karti Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after he was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

Former finance minister P Chidambaram leaves Patiala House Courts after his son, Karti Chidambaram, was remanded to five-day CBI custody in the INX Media case, in New Delhi on March 1, 2018. (Image: PTI)

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 Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, arrives at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarter in New Delhi on August 23, 2017. (Image: PTI)

Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, arrives at Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarter in New Delhi on August 23, 2017. (Image: PTI)

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