INX media case: Delhi court allows ED to grill Chidambaram for 30 mins
A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) to interrogate former Union Minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram for 30 minutes in connection with INX media money laundering case.
The agency will interrogate him in Delhi’s Tihar jail tomorrow.
The court gave an option to ED to either interrogate Chidambaram at the court premises or at Tihar jail.
Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the ED, said he wanted to interrogate him at the court premises, but advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing on behalf of Chidambaram, objected to the same citing dignity of the proceedings.
Earlier, a special court on Monday reserved its order on the ED’s application seeking the arrest of Chidambaram for interrogating him in the matter. The agency had sought permission from a Delhi court to arrest Chidambaram and interrogate him in custody…