Published On : Thu, Sep 5th, 2019

SC rejects PC’s bail, ED free to arrest him

Congress leader P Chidambaram faces arrest by the Enforcement Directorate over corruption allegations in the INX Media case after the Supreme Court refused to grant him protection today.

“Anticipatory bail has to be exercised sparingly in cases of economic offences,” the Supreme Court said, in a huge blow to Chidambaram, who has spent 15 days in CBI custody.

The Enforcement Directorate has accused Chidambaram of money-laundering in the case involving INX Media, which is being investigated by the CBI.