CBI arrests P Chidambaram's son Karti  

imagesFormer Union finance minister P Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram was arrested in Chennai by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on February 28 in a money laundering case.

According to reports, Karti is accused to have received Rs. 300 crore from television company INX Media, now 9X Media, for foreign investment clearance, using the influence of his father, who was then the Union finance minister.

Karti Chidambaram was taken into custody this morning at the Chennai airport soon after he landed from a flight from London. He is currently being questioned inside the airport by CBI officials and will be brought to Delhi later in the day, sources said.