INX Media Case: Chidambaram big blow to SC, bail plea rejected

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INX Media Case- Chidambaram bail plea rejected - THN
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P Chidambaram has received a major setback from the INX Media Case Supreme Court. The appeal filed in the Supreme Court against the Delhi High Court order by Congress leader P Chidambaram has been dismissed. The Supreme Court asked P Chidambaram to take regular bail in the appropriate court. The court said that after getting arrested in the CBI case, anticipatory bail pleas become useless. The constitution is a decision of the bench, therefore it cannot be heard.

Kapil Sibal, who is hearing in the ED case in the Supreme Court, has said that he was always there whenever he was being called. Insults and insults are associated with the arrest. The moment you arrest a person, he believes that you are guilty, this is public opinion.

There is a fierce debate between lawyers in the ED case. Kapil Sibal said in the Supreme Court that the CBI asked Chidambaram, do you have a Twitter account? What kind of questions are being asked? 26-hour examination and nothing (documents) are kept with him.

On behalf of the ED, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta said that the case diary is always given to the court. On this, Kapil Sibal said that there are court orders that the ED’s case diary cannot be presented as evidence.

Kapil Sibal, who is arguing in the Supreme Court in the ED case, said that notes, documents, diaries were handed over to the Delhi HC judge as evidence. He said that during interrogation, these documents were not shown to P Chidambaram. In the Supreme Court, Kapil Sibal said that they cannot give any document to the court or I am not entitled to look into it. They leak it to the media. He leaked the ED’s affidavit to the media.

Before the hearing on Monday in the Supreme Court on the petition challenging the order of the Delhi High Court of former Union Minister P. Chidambaram, the Supreme Court said that it is necessary to register the case for listing today. And it will happen.

Arguing in the Supreme Court for P Chidambaram, lawyer Kapil Sibal said that if the arrest was made and I filed it later, the petition against the Delhi High Court would not be correct. Kapil Sibal said this after Justice Banumathi said that the CBI case went unheard, as Chidambaram had already been arrested in that case.

Earlier, advocate Kapil Sibal argued the case in the Supreme Court and said that despite the court order, the petition challenging the CBI remand could not be heard. Justice R Bhanumathi said the CJI will follow the direction. Let me tell you, today two petitions are on the hearing of P. Chidambaram.

Let me tell you, the High Court denied the former Union Minister in advance bail in the INX Media money laundering and corruption case.

Justice R. A bench headed by Bhanumathi will also hear Chidambaram’s new petition. The former union minister has challenged the arrest warrant issued against him and the CBI’s custody till Monday in the INX Media corruption case by the trial court.

The apex court on Friday granted protection from arrest till Monday in the money laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). The court has sought a reply from the ED on Chidambaram’s plea and has fixed the hearing of the three cases on Monday.

Chidambaram has said that this is a violation of his fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution. His petition challenging the High Court order was not heard in the apex court and he was arrested on the night of 21 August.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the ED, had said that there has been a lot of uproar by Yachty (Chidambaram) and his party and his colleagues are being accused of political vendetta, but with full accountability, he is saying that this money A case of laundering.

CBI has recorded the statement of Indrani Mukherjee which will be examined during the hearing. Along with her husband Peter, she went to Chidambaram for FIPB clearance. Then Chidambaram asked him to take care of his son. The CBI FIR was registered on 15 May 2017 and after that, the ED filed a case of money laundering in the same year.

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