The Central Bureau of Investigation’s Economic Offences Wing has registered a case against Karti Chidambaram and others on the charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption.
The CBI, which conducted raids at the premises of Karti, his father and former Union Minister P Chidambaram and others on Tuesday, has filed the FIR as follows:
The case has been registered against Karti Chidambaram, M/s INX Media (P) Ltd., represented by its then directors Indrani Mukherjea and Pritam Mukherjea alias Peter Mukherjea; Chess Management Services (represented through its director Mr. Karti Chidambaram); Advantage Strategic Consultancy (P) Ltd., represented through its director Padma Vishwanathan and others; besides unknown Finance Ministry officials on the charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating and corruption.
Meanwhile, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has said, “What do you expect the Congress to do? Their president and vice-president are facing trial in the National Herald case. The whole country will come to know that it is the most corrupt party in the history of the world.”
He added: “Karti has got 21 illegal bank accounts abroad and he has built many houses in several countries. He has got them financial activities undeclared in 18 countries. So, money laundering has to be there.”
Meanwhile, both Karti and Chidambaram have denied all the charges made against them.