NEW DELHI: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has raided the several locations of Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader and EX-Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram. CBI is raiding 7 locations of Karti Chidambaram in Delhi and Chennai. However, there is no information from the CBI as to in which case this raid is taking place.
According to sources, the central agency is conducting searches at nine locations linked to Karti Chidambaram since Tuesday morning.
Central Bureau of Investigation is conducting searches at multiple locations (residence and office) of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram, in connection with an ongoing case, says his office to ANI.
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— ANI (@ANI) May 17, 2022
Karti’s tweet after Raid
This raid of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is being done in connection with the ongoing case against Karti Chidambaram. CBI officers are conducting searches at various locations (home and office) of Karti Chidambaram in Delhi and Chennai. After the CBI raid, he tweeted, ‘I have forgotten the count, how many times has this happened? There should be a record.
I have lost count, how many times has it been? Must be a record.
— Karti P Chidambaram (@KartiPC) May 17, 2022
According to reports, searches are being conducted at various locations across Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Sivagangai in Tamil Nadu. According to sources, the investigative agency has registered a fresh case against Karti Chidambaram over alleged foreign remittances between 2010-14.
The central probe agency has booked Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram in a new case of alleged illegal gratification, said news agency PTI citing the CBI officials.