CBI files charge sheet against P Chidambaram, son in Aircel Maxis deal case

New Delhi: The CBI(Central Bureau of Investigation) today filed a supplementary charge sheet against former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti, naming them accused in the Aircel Maxis deal case.

The charge sheet was filed before special CBI judge O P Saini who has fixed July 31 for considering the document.

The senior Congress leader’s role had come under the scanner of investigating agencies in the Aircel-Maxis deal of Rs 3,500 crore and INX Media case involving Rs 305 crore.

It was during his tenure as the finance minister in the UPA-I government that clearance from the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) was granted to the two ventures in which alleged irregularities have been found.

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