Chidambaram makes submissions after his request allowed by court
Thursday, 22 August 2019 The special court that sent Chidambaram to CBI custody in the INX Media case, allowed him to make a brief submission during the hearing despite strong objection from the probe agency. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, sought permission that his client be allowed to speak as he wants to throw some light on the questions being asked by the CBI
A team of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers arrived in Tamil Nadu's Madurai. They arrived at Madurai Airport on July 10. CBI will take over the probe in Thoothukudi custodial death case. The CBI had taken over the investigation on July 07 into the deaths of P Jeyraraj and his son J Benicks who died allegedly after being tortured in police custody in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin. The Centre had issued a notification accepting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's request to transfer the probe to the CBI.
The Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Kerala Legislative Assembly, Ramesh Chennithala wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over 'misuse of diplomatic immunity of UAE Consulate, Thiruvananthapuram by international gold smuggling cartels with the collusion of officials working for Kerala Government.' While speaking to ANI in Thiruvananthapuram on July 07, Ramesh Chennithala said, "I have written to PM, asking for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry in the gold smuggling case. By misusing diplomatic channel, Chief Minister's Office (CMO) helped culprits. Merely removing Secretary won't solve issue." "Chief Minister also can't be spared as without his knowledge this could not have happened," he added.
While addressing the media in Ranchi on June 25, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Hemant Soren spoke on death case of Rameshwar Murmu. He said, "I am ready to recommend a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the matter. I have no issues or objection with that, but I will request all those who are making allegations on the government to ask the CBI in Delhi to investigate the case at the earliest and make the people aware of the truth in the case." "If any probe higher than the CBI is required then it can also be conducted for the same. The government is taking action properly in the case," he added. "Detailed information will be provided officially to the people, especially when the BJP members are raising the issue and levelling allegations," Jharkhand CM Soren further stated. Rameshwar Murmu was a descendant of Jharkhand's revered freedom fighter Sido Kanhu in Santhal Pargana region.
IN HIGH VOLTAGE DRAMA WEDNESDAY EVENING SENIOR CONGRESS LEADER AND FORMER UNION MINISTER P CHIDAMBARAM WAS ARRESTED BY THE CBI FROM HIS RESIDENCE IN JOR BAGH. IN A DRAMATIC TURN OF EVENTS, THE CBI HAD..