INX Media: Court sends Chidambaram to Tihar jail
A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case.
New Delhi: A Delhi court Thursday sent former finance minister P Chidambaram to Tihar jail in the INX Media corruption case.
Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar sent Chidambaram to 14-days judicial custody till September 19.
P Chidambaram files application before Delhi court seeking direction to ensure safe detention while in judicial custody. He also seeks direction for jail authorities to provide adequate security to him. He also seeks direction to provide separate cell with adequate security. https://t.co/Ct7IEbFTc3— ANI (@ANI) September 5, 2019
The court allowed him to carry his medicines to jail. Chidambaram, 73, was produced before a Delhi court on Thursday after expiry of his 2-day CBI custody in the case.
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Chidambaram's 15-day CBI custody, ordered by the special court in five spells, which started after his arrest on August 21 night, ends today.(PTI)