The Patiala High Court is going to consider the Charge sheet against Karti Chidambaram today in relation to the Aircel Maxis Case. Karti Chidambaram is involved in the case because he allegedly took bribe for the clearance from that was granted from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to the firm M/S Global Communication Holding Services Ltd for investment in Aircel company. However, he has been arrested from Chennai airport earlier this year in the INX media case. He has been accused to receiving bribe to so the Organizations could be granted a clearance from the FIPB.
His father, P Chidambaram was the Finance Minsiter of India. P Chidambaram has also been roped into the case, but has been granted relief from the High court. He can’t be arrested by the CBI till August 1, even as the investigative agency is trying to seek a custodial interrogation with him.
Karti Chidambaram was arrested after the testimonies of Indrani Mukerjea, and Peter Mukerjea, who are both serving time in Jail for the murder of Indrani’s daughter, Sheena Bora. The court has now set the date for the hearing on July 31, to take cognizance of that charge sheet that has been filed by the Enforcement Directorate. The case, and the Chidambaram family has experienced intense media scrutiny for the case, and has also received major criticism on social media, having become, indirectly an example of stark corruption. But, decision of Karti’s involvement is yet to be decided, but it is surely going to make waves once it is released.