The Enforcement Directorate has filed a charge sheet against Congress (P) Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram (INX Media Case) in connection with the money laundering case. The ED has filed this charge sheet against these two in a Delhi court.
Enforcement Directorate has filed a chargesheet, in INX media case involving former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti P Chidambaram and others, in a Delhi Court
— ANI (@ANI) June 2, 2020
Actually, ED has filed this charge sheet in the court of Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar on Monday. The Enforcement Directorate has filed a password-protected e-charge sheet, but the court has directed that a hard copy of the charge sheet should also be submitted after the situation has recovered.
P. Chidambaram and Karti made accused
According to the report of Hindustan Times, ED has accused P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram in its charge sheet. At the same time, both have been accused that INX Media Group has found irregularities in the approval of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to get foreign funds during his tenure as finance minister of P Chidambaram.
Many more accused including Karti’s CA
It also alleges that both Chidambaram and his son Karti were beneficiaries of several shell firms, which were incorporated in India and abroad in connection with FIPB. Apart from this, Karti’s chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman and many others have also been accused in the charge sheet.
It is known that in this case, the former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was arrested by the ED in October last year. Earlier, Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI in August 2019. He is currently out on bail.