CBI Books Congress Leader Karti Chidambaram Over Illegal Gratification
- CBI on Tuesday morning carried out searches at the premises of Karti Chidambaram.
- The raids are being conducted at 9 locations.
- Earlier, Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI in the INX Media corruption and money laundering case.
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday booked Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram in a new case of alleged illegal gratification .
The CBI, on Tuesday morning, conducted raids across nine properties linked to Karti P Chidambaram, son of former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram. The raids were conducted in Chennai (3), Mumbai (3), Karnataka (1), Punjab (1) and Odisha (1) in a case related to foreign remittance received by Karti between 2010 and 2014, according to reports.
Reacting to the fresh searches, Karti Chidambaram tweeted, “I have lost count, how many times has it been? Must be a record.”
In 2019, Chidambaram was arrested from his residence in a dramatic manner by the CBI in the INX Media corruption and money laundering case. The probe agency’s team, in dramatic scenes, scaled the walls of his Jor Bagh residence and took him into its custody.