The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday filed a chargesheet against 14 accused, including former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram and his son Karti, in the INX Media case.
Mr. Chidambaram “misused his official position” in granting approval to an FDI proposal of INX Media and INX News Pvt. Ltd. in lieu of “illegal gratification” in India and through off-shore payments, the CBI said.
The agency alleged that a payment of ₹9.96 lakh had been made to Advantage Strategic Consulting Private Limited (ASCPL), which was floated by Mr. Karti, “without delivery of any service”.
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October 19, 2019