The Special CBI court has allowed CBI to arrest Indrani Mukerjea in INX media case. Special CBI Judge Sunil Rana has told the CBI that they should interrogate Indrani for two days more regarding the money laundering case. The CBI had asked for three days to interview her in the relation of the case, as they’ll have to present her before the court on 7 February 2018. INX Media is facing charges on the alleged violation of FIPB guidelines while they received investments from Mauritius. This isn’t the only criminal charges against Indrani, as she is also accused in the murder of her daughter Sheena Bora and has been facing charges in the Mumbai court since 2012.
The probe agency had stated that Indrani will be interrogated with another accused in the case, since it had been discovered earlier that she’d have to undergo custodial interrogation too.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram’s son Karti, has also been involved in the case. The case roots back to the when the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) in 2006, in the case of receipt of funds by the INX Media. Indrani will also have to be produced in the Mumbai court for the Sheena Bora case, and can’t remain in Delhi for long. A money laundering case has been made against the INX Media, Peter Mukerjea, former media baron and his wife Indrani, and all others under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).