Court sends Chidambaram to Tihar jail


The special CBI court on Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-days judicial custody till September 19.

Chidambaram’s lawyer Kapil Sibal demanded a separate cell, a separate bathroom with western commode, medicines and adequate security.

The special CBI court granted the application of Chidambaram to provide him a separate cell and adequate security along with other things. The court has issued a notice to Enforcement Directorate and sought its reply in the case.

The next hearing on Chidambaram’s surrender application will be heard on September 12, 2019.

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