ANI | Up so a long way: Aug 22, 2019, 9: 49 IST
CBI officers arrest P Chidambaram from his Jor Bagh station in Recent Delhi on Aug 21, 2019. (PTI photograph)
NEW DELHI: Medical exams of susceptible finance minister and senior Congress chief PChidambaramhad been conducted inside of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters right here, sources acknowledged.
Chidambaram modified into once arrested in the INX Media case on Wednesday evening after he didn’t fetch reduction from the Supreme Court over CBI and ED’s pursuit of him because the topic modified into once no longer heard by the court docket no topic repeated efforts of his lawyers.
After his arrest by the CBI from his Jor Bagh station, Chidambaram, 73, modified into once taken to headquarters of the probe company. He’s more doubtless to be produced sooner than a CBI court docket on the Rouse Avenue on Thursday.
Earlier, the susceptible finance minister made a dramatic look on the Congress headquarters right here and addressed a press convention in which he rejected the charges against him and his son in the INX Media case and acknowledged “lies” had been being spread by “pathological liars.”
He then left for his Jor Bagh station from the Congress administrative heart and groups of the CBI and the ED reached at the moment after.
He modified into once arrested in the glare of media after over an hour-prolonged drama by which some officers scaled the gates to succeed in entry to his condominium. Supporters of the susceptible finance minister raised slogans and tried to shut officers from taking him away. Some of them also blocked the avenue in articulate.
CBI sources acknowledged that Chidambaram modified into once arrested on an arrest warrant issued by a loyal court docket.
The CBI and ED filed caveats in the Supreme Court over Chidambaram’s plea hunting for safety from arrest in the INX media case.
Rejecting the charges against him and his son Karti in the INX Media case, Chidambaram acknowledged FIR does no longer impute any wrongdoing by him and there modified into once no chargesheet either by the CBI or ED sooner than the competent authority.
The CBI had on late Tuesday evening set up a undercover agent outdoor his station to look sooner than them in two hours prompting his lawyer to set a question to the investigation company no longer to retract any coercive motion till the listening to of Chidambaram’s plea in the Supreme Court on Wednesday.
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