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India Allegations against me politically motivated, says Karti after face-off with Indrani Mukerjea during probe

16:55  04 march  2018
16:55  04 march  2018 Source:   indiatoday.in

Karti Chidambaram Arrested By CBI In Money Laundering Case

  Karti Chidambaram Arrested By CBI In Money Laundering Case Karti Chidambaram Arrested By CBI In Money Laundering CaseThe Enforcement Directorate had filed a case against Karti Chidambaram in May last year alleging irregularities in the grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media for receiving foreign investment of over Rs. 300 crore in 2007 when P Chidambaram was the union finance minister. Karti Chidambaram is accused of taking a Rs. 10 lakh-bribe in the case.

Karti Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media case, on Sunday said that the allegations against him were politically motivated . After confrontation with Indrani Mukerjea , the CBI team is also expected to bring Karti Chidambaram face -to- face with her husband and former media baron Peter

CBI brought Karti Chidambaram to Mumbai's Byculla jail for a face -to- face interaction with Indrani Mukerjea . "All allegations against me are false and politically motivated ," Karti said when he was being brought back to Delhi from Mumbai by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  Allegations against me politically motivated, says Karti after face-off with Indrani Mukerjea during probe © Getty

Karti Chidambaram on Sunday said "false" and "politically motivated" allegations had been made against him, days after being arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the INX media case.

Karti, the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, was flown back to Delhi from Mumbai, where he was questioned along with Indrani Mukerjea, one of the accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. The CBI brought the two "face-to-face" in Byculla jail, a leading news channel reported.

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The federal agency recorded the investigation.

Karti, 46, is accused of having received Rs 3.5 crore from the Mumbai-based firm INX Media (now known as 9X Media), to help it get FIPB clearance in 2007. At the time, the company was run by Indrani and Peter Mukerjea.

Today, Indrani said she and her husband met Karti on the instructions of the then-finance minister, sources said. Karti denied the charges.

INX Media case: Why CBI wants more time investigating Karti Chidambaram? .
INX Media case: Why CBI wants more time investigating Karti Chidambaram?CBI on Tuesday sought more time to question Karti Chidambaram, seeking an extension of the 15 day remand.

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