As Chidambaram's counsel appealed to the Supreme Court for interim relief from arrest for the former finance minister, the registrar listed the case to be heard on Friday.
P Chidambaram's petition seeking interim relief from the arrest by the ED and the CBI after his anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the Supreme Court on Tuesday has defects
Rahul Gandhi's first response over P Chidambaram's INX media case after Delhi HC rejected his anticipatory bail plea.
Modi's Govt is using the ED, CBI & sections of a spineless media to character assassinate Mr Chidambaram.— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) August 21, 2019
I strongly condemn this disgraceful misuse of power.
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Chidambaram's petition seeking protection from arrest was mentioned before a bench comprising Justices N V Ramana, M Shantanagoudar and Ajay Rastogi who said the case will be put before CJI Ranjan Gogoi. The CJI then sent the case to the registrar who will now decide the bench for the hearing of his plea challenging the Delhi High Court's order and seeking interim relief from arrest.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, who is facing threat of arrest in the INX Media case, on Wednesday failed to get any immediate relief from a Supreme Court bench which said his petition will be put before the Chief Justice of India for considering urgent listing.
The CBI on late Tuesday night issued a summon to senior Congress leader P Chidambaram to meet the probe agency within two hours of issuance of the notice. This development came shortly after a team of CBI arrived at the Delhi residence of Chidambaram as a part of the probe in the INX Media case. The notice has been pasted outside the residence of P Chidambaram by the probe agency.
"You are hearby directed to attend before me within two hours of the receipt of the notice for the purpose of the investigation of INX Media case," the investigation officer wrote in the notice addressed to P Chidambaram.
Former Union Minister P Chidambaram was denied anticipatory bail by the Delhi High Court in the INX Media Case on Tuesday. The senior Congress leader had approached the Court with an anticipatory bail application in the corruption and money laundering case.