Former Union minister P Chidambaram, arrested within the INX Media corruption case, on Wednesday approached the Delhi Excessive Courtroom looking for bail.
Chidambaram additionally challenged a trial courtroom order’s September 5 order remanding him to 14 days judicial custody within the case until September 19.
The 73-year previous Congress chief was arrested by the CBI on August 21.
The trial courtroom had earlier stated that the allegations in opposition to Chidambaram have been discovered severe, subsequently, he was remanded to police custody.
It had stated the CBI had apprehension that due to Chidambaram’s standing and his place, the investigation could also be hampered by the accused.
The courtroom had additionally issued instructions for conserving Chidambaram in a separate cell in Tihar jail as he was a protectee beneath Z-security.
The trial courtroom had additionally issued discover to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Chidambaram’s plea looking for to give up within the cash laundering case lodged by the company by which the Supreme Courtroom on Thursday dismissed his plea in opposition to the August 20 order of the Delhi Excessive Courtroom denying him pre-arrest bail.
Chidambaram had withdrawn from the Supreme Courtroom his petition difficult the non-bailable warrant issued in opposition to him.
The apex courtroom had on September 5 dismissed his attraction in opposition to the Delhi Excessive Courtroom’s August 20 order and denied him anticipatory bail within the cash laundering case lodged by ED.
On the identical day, one other particular courtroom granted Chidambaram and his son Karti anticipatory bail within the Aircel Maxis instances lodged by CBI and ED.
The CBI had registered an FIR on May 15, 2017, alleging irregularities within the International Funding Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance granted to the INX Media group for receiving abroad funds of Rs 305 crore in 2007 throughout Chidambaram’s tenure because the finance minister.
Thereafter, the ED lodged a cash laundering case on this regard in 2017.
Chidambaram, who was the Union house minister and the finance minister in the course of the UPA rule from 2004 to 2014, was arrested by the CBI on August 21 from his Jor Bagh residence.