New Delhi: A special court on Wednesday sent former union finance minister P. Chidambaram to judicial custody till 11th December in the INX Media money laundering case filed by the Enforcement Directorate.
Chidambaram was produced before special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar.
Chidambaram has now spent over two months in the custody of investigation agencies and Tihar jail.
The Central Bureau of Investigation, on 15 May 2017, had registered an FIR against Chidambaram for alleged irregularities in the Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance provided to INX Media for receiving overseas funds to the tune of ₹305 crore in 2007 when he was the finance minister. The money laundering case registered by ED dates back to 2018.