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P Chidambaram Now In Enforcement Directorate Custody Till October 24

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A Delhi court has sent embattled senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram for custodial interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate till October 24 in the INX Media money laundering case ‘to facilitate proper investigation in the case to reach a logical end’.

His judicial custody in connection with the CBI case of the matter has also been extended till 24th October.

Special judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar allowed the Enforcement Directorate to quiz Chidambaram for seven days.

The court permitted the request of Chidambaram that he be allowed a separate cell, home-cooked food, western toilet, medicines, spectacles and visit by his family members and lawyers half and hour daily, after the ED did not oppose it.

The court also directed the ED to get him medically examined every 48 hours and to produce him on October 24. Chidambaram was interrogated and arrested on Wednesday in Tihar.

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