Aircel-Maxis case: Delhi Court adjourns hearing till Sep 25

Deepika S

New Delhi, Sep 18: The Patiala House Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing till September 25, on a plea of Enforcement Directorate seeking cancellation of interim relief of Karti Chidambaram in connection with Aircel-Maxis case.

Karti is under the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate scanner for his alleged involvement in the matter.

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Earlier, on August 7, the Delhi court had extended till October 8 the interim protection from arrest granted to senior Congress leader P Chidambaram and son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED for the alleged offences of corruption and money laundering, respectively.

The father-son duo has been under the scanner of investigating agencies, CBI and ED, for granting FIPB clearance to M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd for investing in the telecom major Aircel.

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The FIPB approval was allegedly granted in the year 2006 when Chidambaram was the finance minister under the UPA-I government.

Chidambaram has been accused of misusing his powers and flouting norms to grant FIPB clearance to M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd.

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