SC extends interim protection from arrest to Chidambaram in INX case

P Chidambaram top aides, CBI interrogation, INX media case, Karti Chidambaram, Indrani Mukherjea, Peter Mukherjea, KV Perumal
The CBI interrogated three top aides of former finance minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday in New Delhi in connection with the INX media case. Photo: 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.