P Chidambaram's CBI Custody Extended, He Overrules His Lawyer In Court | Read

PUBLISHED ON: August 30, 2019 | Duration: 2 min, 35 sec

  
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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram's CBI custody in the INX Media case was extended till Monday by a special court today in a hearing that saw the Congress veteran overriding his own lawyer. Mr Chidambaram, 73, has been accused of facilitating a huge infusion of foreign funds into the media company INX Media in 2007, when he was Finance Minister, at the instance of his son Karti Chidambaram, who allegedly received kickbacks for his role. Karti Chidambaram -- also named in the case -- is out on bail. P Chidambaram was arrested amid high drama from his home last week by CBI officials who scaled the walls of his house to get in. Since then, he has been in the agency's custody.
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