Former Union Finance Minister and Senior Congress leader , P Chidambaram and his son have got a breather. A Delhi court has reportedly extended till January 11 the protection granted to them from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis scam.
Special Judge OP Saini extended the relief granted to Chidambaram and his son Karti after the CBI and the ED submitted that new material has been recovered which needs to be collated. It also granted time till January 11 to the CBI to get sanction to prosecute some of people accused in the case.
The CBI had on November 26 told the court that Centre had granted sanction to prosecute P Chidambaram. The case relates to alleged irregularities in grant of FIPB approval in Aircel-Maxis deal