Karti Chidambaram, son of former Home and Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, has been arrested by the CBI. He was arrested by the CBI from Chennai airport on Wednesday morning. At present, he is being brought to Delhi.
Karti Chidambaram’s lawyers have confirmed their arrest. Karti was returning from London to India, the CBI arrested him at the Chennai airport only.
The CBI has also started inquiries from Karti. This arrest has happened in the case of INX Media Case. Let me tell you that Edi is also investigating money laundering against Karti.
Earlier, on January 19, the ED had questioned for 11 hours from Karti Chidambaram. The ED filed a case against Karti and others in May 2017.
Karti is alleged to have allegedly received money from Peter and Indrani Mukherjee’s proprietary media company INX for avoiding tax investigations. At the same time, Karti and his father P. Chidambaram have denied the allegations against them.