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Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, son Karti get protection from arrest till August 7

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son, Karti Chidambaram. File

Former Union Minister P. Chidambaram and his son, Karti Chidambaram. File

A Delhi court on Tuesday extended the protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son, Karti Chidambaram, in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case till August 7.

On May 30, Mr. Chidambaram moved the court, seeking protection from arrest in the case, saying all evidence in the matter appears to be documentary in nature which is already in the possession of the incumbent government and nothing was to be recovered from him.

The court had granted interim protection from arrest till Tuesday to Mr. Karti in two cases filed by the CBI and ED in 2011 and 2012, respectively in the Aircel-Maxis matter arising out of 2G spectrum cases.

The matter pertains to grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to firm M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd for investment in Aircel.


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