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India "Want To Lose Weight? Dial CBI": Karti Chidambaram After 12-Day Custody

04:20  13 march  2018
04:20  13 march  2018 Source:   ndtv.com

INX media case: Karti to face Indrani in next round of CBI questioning in Mumbai

  INX media case: Karti to face Indrani in next round of CBI questioning in Mumbai INX media case: Karti to face Indrani in next round of CBI questioning in MumbaiA team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) flew Karti from Delhi to Mumbai on Sunday morning and is expected to be interrogated at agency's Bandra-Kurla complex office, for the rest of day.

New Delhi: If anyone wants to lose weight , there is no need for gym or diet. Just stay in CBI custody and eat CBI canteen food: That's the advise of Karti Chidambaram , the son of former Union Minister P Chidambaram

" Want To Lose Weight ? Dial CBI ": Karti Chidambaram After 12 - Day Custody . Karti Chidambaram , son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram , has been sent to the custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI for three more days by a court in Delhi.

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New Delhi: If anyone wants to lose weight, there is no need for gym or diet. Just stay in CBI custody and eat CBI canteen food: That's the advise of Karti Chidambaram, the son of former Union Minister  P Chidambaram, who spent the last 12 days in custody of the Central Bureau of Investigation after being arrested in connection with a corruption case. The 48-year-old businessman was sent to Delhi's Tihar jail today till March 24.

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"I have lost my appetite and am eating very less, due to which I have lost lot of weight and it is good also," Karti Chidambaram told NDTV while waiting for the order of a special court. "I need a new set of clothes as all my old clothes have become lose. So if anyone wants to lose weight they should dial CBI," he added laughing.

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  Allegations against me politically motivated, says Karti after face-off with Indrani Mukerjea during probe Allegations against me politically motivated, says Karti after face-off with Indrani Mukerjea during probeKarti, the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram, was flown back to Delhi from Mumbai, where he was questioned along with Indrani Mukerjea, one of the accused in the Sheena Bora murder case. The CBI brought the two "face-to-face" in Byculla jail, a leading news channel reported.

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The Congress leader, who is hooked to his cellphone also had to undergo a digital detox. In CBI custody, he was neither allowed a phone or even a watch. "It was good experience. I used to ask officials what time it was," he told his lawyers.

Karti Chidambaram, however, said he had "no complaints" against the CBI officials. "They dealt with me in a most professional manner," he said.

Citing security concerns, Karti Chidambaram today asked the court for a separate cell and bathroom, citing the status of his father as a former union minister who handled terror cases. "Some of the accused related to those cases are lodged in Tihar, so I apprehend a great threat to my security... something may happen to me," he said, citing the death of biscuit baron Rajan Pillai in 1995 in Tihar.

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  INX Media case: No interim protection to Karti Chidambaram from arrest, says Supreme Court INX Media case: No interim protection to Karti Chidambaram from arrest, says Supreme CourtThe ED had registered a case against him and others in May last year. It registered an Enforcement Case Information Report (ECIR), the ED’s equivalent of a police FIR, against the accused named in a CBI complaint. These included Karti Chidambaram, INX Media and its directors, Peter and Indrani Mukerjea.

Special CBI judge Sunil Rana turned down the request, but asked the jail officials to ensure his security.

CBI sources said they have followed all procedures as long as son of former union finance minister was in their custody. "We follow rules. When the court asked us to if we could allow him home cooked food, we did oblige," a senior official said.

Mr P Chidambaram was present in the court room for the hearing in the INX media case, in which his son has been accused of taking kickbacks. The investigators say he was paid more than Rs. 3 crore by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, the former owners of the media house, for getting government clearance for foreign investments to the tune of Rs 300 crore in 2007 and 2008, using his father's influence. The Mukerjeas are currently in jail on charges of murdering Indrani's daughter Sheena Bora.

Karti Chidambaram was arrested from the Chennai airport on February 28.

ED crackdown continues on Karti Chidambaram, raids held at his Mumbai properties .
ED crackdown continues on Karti Chidambaram, raids held at his Mumbai propertiesSources in the agency told India Today that these locations include properties of Karti Chidambaram, who was recently in custody of CBI.

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