Friday , September 17 2021

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram appears before ED

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED)  for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case. 

The senior Congress leader arrived at the ED’s headquarter annexe office in New Delhi.
He was summoned for today after he was first questioned on June 5 by the agency, a department that reported to him during his tenure in the Finance Ministry.

The investigating officer of the case is expected to record Chidambaram’s statement under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) today, like the last time, they added.

It is understood that the agency wants to put across a fresh set of questions to him regarding the deal and decisions taken by him. The agency had recorded his statement for six hours on various aspects last time.

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