New Delhi, Aug 26, 2019 : Former Union minister P Chidambaram on Monday moved the Supreme Court, saying his plea challenging the trial court’s order remanding him to CBI custody in the INX media case has not been listed for hearing today despite the apex court’s direction on August 23. The apex court said the plea will be listed for hearing after the registry gets necessary orders from CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Yahoo reported.
The apex court is hearing the senior Congress leader’s plea challenging the Delhi High Court’s order which denied him anticipatory bail in the alleged money-laundering and corruption case. The top court is also likely to hear a fresh plea in which Chidambaram has challenged the arrest warrant issued against him.
On Friday, the apex court had granted the senior Congress leader protection from arrest till today in a case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). During this hearing, the ED is likely to tell the court that the Financial Intelligence Unit has given specific inputs that the former finance minister and his co-conspirators had accounts/valuable properties in Argentina, Austria, British Virgin Island, France, Greece, Malaysia, Monaco, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, Spain and Sri Lanka , it is learnt.