Monday, May 17, 2021
Home Politics P Chidambaram’s judicial custody extended till October 17 by CBI court

P Chidambaram’s judicial custody extended till October 17 by CBI court

Chidambaram has moved to the Supreme Court seeking bail in the INX Media case. The CBI has been objecting his bail on the ground that he might influence witnesses.

The CBI court today extended former Union Minister P Chidambaram’s judicial custody till October 17, 2019. CBI had moved an application to the court seeking an extension of the judicial custody of the erstwhile finance minister which was set to end today. Chidambaram has been held up in Tihar Jail for his alleged involvement in the INX Media scam.

Besides, Chidambaram also moved an application for home-cooked food in Tihar. Earlier too, Chidambaram had filed a plea seeking home-cooked food in Tihar but the court had listed the hearing to October 3. Prosecution counsel Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that CBI has no objection to Chidambaram’s petition for home-cooked food.

Earlier in the day, minutes before Chidambaram’s arrival, the court was sent into a frenzy after an unclaimed bag was reported in the court premises. The security officials evacuated the courtroom and a thorough inspection was carried out to avoid any unforeseen incident.

P Chidambaram has been in custody since August 21 and is currently lodged in the Tihar jail. He is under the scanner of CBI and the Enforcement Directorate in the INX Media case in which he is accused of misusing his position as India’s finance minister and granting several clearances to the INX Media company.

Chidambaram has moved to the Supreme Court seeking bail in the INX Media case. The CBI has been objecting his bail on the ground that he might influence witnesses.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Haryana: Police rules out communal angle in murder of Mewat youth Asif, two groups are old political rivals. Details

As per police, Asif had beaten up Pradeep's group members 20 days back, and Pradeep decided to avenge the attack.

From Mumbai 26/11 attacks to Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati assassination plot: How Islamic terrorists use Hindu symbols

Delhi Police recently averted a major assassination attempt against Dasna Devi Temple head-priest Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati.

Odisha: Sonu Sood clarifies after Ganjam DM says they had not received any communication from him regarding bed for COVID patient

The Collector and District Magistrate of Ganjam has called out Sonu Sood after the actor claimed to have arranged a bed.

Punjab: CM Capt Amarinder accused of threatening Congress MLA for raising his voice in 2015 sacrilege case

Pargat Singh revealed to media that Punjab CM through Captain Sandhu said that he should be ready to face action.

West Bengal: TMC goons pelt stones at CBI office, attack journalists, try to break into Raj Bhawan

TMC goons reached Raj Bhawan and began agitating outside the premises. Later, some of the hooligans tried to scale the gate.

From vandalising synagogue with Nazi’s hooked cross to chants of ‘death to Jews’: Anti-Jew hate on the rise amid Israel-Palestine conflict

Synagogues were also vandalised in Germany last week following the escalation of violence between Palestine and Israel. Protests and also become violent in France in Saturday.

Recently Popular

Legendary Australian cricketer slams world media for ‘vulture’ journalism, says Incredible India deserves respect: Here is what he said

In a recent post, the former cricketer has expressed his overwhelming support for India and slammed international media for vulture journalism

Pakistan based CNN contributor Adeel Raja says world needs another Hitler amidst Israel-Palestine conflict, has history of anti-Semitic tweets

Adeel Raja, freelance contributor at CNN, has said that the world needs a Hitler today amidst the Israel-Palestine conflict.

Assam: Six arrested for disrespecting national flag, accused caught using tricolour as table cloth for Eid feast

An image of Rejina Parvin Sultana, a resident of Assam's Tengnamari village, feasting lunch with her family on the occasion of Eid had gone viral on the internet.

Vinod Dua’s daughter, who wanted all ‘bhakts’ dead, receives help from a ‘bhakt’ MP while her mother needed critical COVID medicines

BJP supporters lodged their protest about minister chipping in to help the elites in India, when commoners are equally suffering, especially when the elites have not asked for their help.

Odisha: Sonu Sood clarifies after Ganjam DM says they had not received any communication from him regarding bed for COVID patient

The Collector and District Magistrate of Ganjam has called out Sonu Sood after the actor claimed to have arranged a bed.

Watch: Pro-Palestine mob attacks Jewish man in Canada while chanting Allahu Akbar

A jewish girl who went tried to save the girl was also molested in Canada by pro-Palestine mob
- Advertisement -

 

Connect with us

255,215FansLike
545,312FollowersFollow
24,300SubscribersSubscribe