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Madras HC rejects CBI’s Look Out Circulars against Karti Chidambaram

Madras High Court; TRAI

Chennai | The Madras High Court on Monday sets aside Look out circulars issued by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CBI) against Karti Chidambaram. The circulars were issued in June 2017 related to Aircel-Maxis case.

Earlier today the Supreme Court had allowed Karti Chidambaram to travel to USA, France and UK from July 23 to 31 for business purpose in the INX media case. Both former Finance minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti Chidambaram are under the scanner of investigating agencies,Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance granted to INX Media, a venture promoted by former media baron Peter Mukerjea and his wife Indrani Mukerjea.

However, the Madras High Court made it clear that the order would not affect any proceedings initiated against him in the case under the registered FIR.

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