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SC allows Karti Chidambaram to travel to U.K., France to attend tennis tournament

Karti Chidambaram. | File

Karti Chidambaram. | File   | Photo Credit: Shiv Kumar Pushpakar

The apex court had earlier granted him permission to travel abroad after depositing ₹10 crore

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Karti Chidambaram, who is facing criminal cases being probed by the ED and CBI, to travel to the U.K. and France this month for attending a tennis tournament.

A bench headed by Chief Justice S.A. Bobde permitted Karti Chidambaram to travel abroad from February 14 to 28 subject to compliance of conditions imposed earlier.

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The apex court had earlier allowed Karti, the son of Congress leader P Chidambaram, permission to travel abroad after depositing ₹10 crore with the secretary general of the Supreme Court.

The top court had also asked him to file an undertaking that he would return and cooperate with the investigation.

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One of the cases faced by Karti Chidambaram relates to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance to INX Media for receiving foreign funds of ₹305 crore when his father was the finance minister.

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