SC extends interim protection from arrest to Chidambaram in INX case

Chidambaram, equality, INX media case,
The former Union finance minister had asked his family to tweet on his behalf (PTI File)

The Supreme Court on Tuesday (August 27) extended till Wednesday (August 28) protection from arrest granted to former finance minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money laundering case.

A bench of Justices R Banumathi and AS Bopanna said it would hear the arguments of the Enforcement Directorate on Chidambaram’s two petitions, including the challenge to remand orders, on Wednesday.

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Chidambaram, filed an application seeking transcripts of the questions and answers asked during the interrogation of the former minister. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for ED, said he would like to reply to the fresh application during his course of arguments in the case.