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Delhi Court Issues Summons To P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram & Others In Aircel Maxis Case

Nupur Thapliyal
27 Nov 2021 2:14 PM GMT
Delhi Court Issues Summons To P Chidambaram, Karti Chidambaram & Others In Aircel Maxis Case
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A Delhi Court on Saturday issued summons to Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti P. Chidambaram and others in connection with the Aircel Maxis case. Special Judge MK Nagpal also took cognizance of the chargesheets filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as well as the CBI in the matter. The Court has now summoned them to appear on December 20.The case relates to corruption...

A Delhi Court on Saturday issued summons to Former Union Minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti P. Chidambaram and others in connection with the Aircel Maxis case.

Special Judge MK Nagpal also took cognizance of the chargesheets filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as well as the CBI in the matter.

The Court has now summoned them to appear on December 20.

The case relates to corruption and money laundering allegations pertaining to the FIPB clearance granted for the foreign investment made by Malaysia based Maxis company in Tamil Nadu based network company Aircel in the year 2006.

It was alleged that P Chidambaram, who was the Finance Minister then, had received kickbacks for clearing the Rs 3500 crores Aircel-Maxis deal, and the proceeds were routed through the companies associated with his son Karti.

Both the CBI and Enforcement Directorate had the registered cases in relation to the transaction under Prevention of Corruption Act and Prevention of Money Laundering Act respectively.

The ED filed the complaint on June 13, 2018. CBI had filed chargesheet in July 2018.

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