Former Union Finance minister P Chidambaram who has been under the grip of Enforcement Directorate has been arrested by them today. It was known that a three-member team of ED was questioning the Chidambaram for over an hour at Tihar jail where is residing. Post their interrogation, the ED team will be requesting the CBI court for taking permission to take Chidambaram into their custody to which special court agreed.
Senior Congress leader Chidambaram was arrested in the INX Media case for illegal money transportation. Later bearing him as they accuse the court has a verdict to take him to custody. Chidambaram was then sent to Tihar jail. The 74-year-old was in Tihar jail since September 5 in the money laundering case.
The probe agency will be moving the CBI court later in the day seeking Mr. Chidambaram’s custody. The application will be heard tomorrow. After getting arrested, P Chidambaram was met by his family including his son. On to the arrest of P Chidambaram, his son Karti feels that all these are the political proceedings and he further added saying, the entire investigation is a drama.