Chidambaram’s INX Media Case

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court on Thursday extended till January 15 the interim protection from arrest granted to senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on his pleas seeking anticipatory bail in the INX Media case lodged by the ED and the CBI.

Justice A K Pathak listed the matter for further hearing in January next year as Solicitor General Tushar Mehta was not available today.

The central government’s standing counsel Amit Mahajan mentioned before the court that the law officer was not available today.

Chidambaram was represented in the hearing through advocates Pramod Kumar Dubey and Arshdeep Singh.

On July 25, the high court had granted interim protection to Chidambaram from arrest and directed the ED not to take any coercive step till August 1 against him in the INX Media money laundering case.