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INX Media case: Delhi court sends Chidambaram to ED custody till October 30

Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at the ED office in New Delhi on October 17, 2019.

Former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at the ED office in New Delhi on October 17, 2019.   | Photo Credit: PTI

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar allowed the ED to quiz Mr. Chidambaram and said that he be taken to AIIMS immediately in case of any medical complication.

A Delhi court on October 24 sent former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram to custodial interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate till October 30 in the INX Media money laundering case.

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar allowed the ED to quiz Mr. Chidambaram and said that he be taken to AIIMS immediately in case of any medical complication.

The court said that the other conditions of his custody will be the same, including on providing him home-made food.

The probe agency had sought a seven-day custodial interrogation of the 74-year old senior Congress leader.

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