A special CBI Court has granted CBI custody of former Union Minister for Finance and Home, P. Chidambaram, in the INX Media Case. Custody has been granted till the 26th of August.
— ANI (@ANI) August 22, 2019
As per reports, the Court has permitted Chidambaram’s family and lawyers to meet him for half an hour every day. Furthermore, a medical check-up for Chidambaram has been ordered every 48 hours.
Chidambaram was arrested late night on Wednesday by the CBI soon after he reached his Jor Bagh residence in New Delhi following his appearance at a press conference at AICC headquarters. The arrest came after high-intensity drama where CBI officials had to climb up walls to reach the senior Congress leader.
Chidambaram spent the night at the CBI headquarters, the CBI headquarters where he spent his night was the same building he inaugurated back in 2011 when he was the Home Minister.