Days after CBI’s raids, Karti Chidambaram leaves for London

Karti, himself a Congress leader, left for London along with a friend, airport sources told PTI.
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India TV Politics Desk Chennai 18 May 2017, 07:50 PM

Two days after CBI conducted searches at his premises, Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram, today left for London.

Karti, himself a Congress leader, left for London along with a friend, airport sources told PTI. 

He flew by an international carrier, they added. 

The CBI had on Monday registered a case in connection with alleged irregularities in granting the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to INX Media, run by its directors Indrani Mukerjea and Peter Mukerjea, in 2007 when P Chidambaram was the finance minister. 

The agency had on Tuesday conducted searches at multiple premises linked to Chidambaram and Karti in connection with the matter. 

Karti had alleged ‘political vendetta’ behind the searches and said no documents had been seized from during the raids, insisting he had done nothing wrong. 

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