INX Media case: ED questions P Chidambaram in Tihar Jail

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A team of ED officials on Wednesday questioned former Union finance minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case, officials said.

ED officials reached the Tihar Jail today morning after court on Tuesday allowed the central agency to interrogate Chidambaram in this case.

Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram and wife Nalini Chidambaram were seen arriving Tihar jail premises.

The former finance minister has spent over 50 days in CBI and judicial custody till now.

The senior Congress leader has been accused for allegedly granting Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval to the INX Media group for receiving overseas funds to the tune of over Rs 300 crore in 2007 when he was the finance minister.