"Explains Your Reasons": Top Court On Karti Chaidambaram Plea To Go Abroad

Karti Chaidambaram is facing prosecution in INX Media money laundering case.

'Explains Your Reasons': Top Court On Karti Chaidambaram Plea To Go Abroad

Karti Chaidambaram had filed the plea in November. (File)

New Delhi:

The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused urgent hearing to a plea moved by Karti Chaidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, seeking permission to go abroad.

Karti Chaidambaram had filed the plea in November, seeking top court's nod to go abroad. He is facing prosecution in INX Media money laundering case lodged by the ED and is also an accused in INX Media corruption case lodged by the CBI.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi turned down senior advocate K V Vishwanathan's request that Karti's plea be listed for hearing.

"We are not interested. File an application explaining your reasons... It is 10:30 and you are out of turn...," the bench, which also comprised Justices L Nageswara Rao and S K Kaul, said.

"Who is Karti? Karti Chidambaram, you are saying? Let him stay where he is. We have more important matters to decide," the bench said

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