According to CBI officials, they have booked Congress leader and Lok Sabha MP Karti for allegedly receiving foreign remittance for companies directly/indirectly linked to him.
Soon Karti took to Twitter saying, “I have lost count, how many times has it been?”
I have lost count, how many times has it been? Must be a record.
— Karti P Chidambaram (@KartiPC) 1652759031000
His office also confirmed that the CBI is conducting searches at the residences and offices of Karti.
Earlier in 2017, the CBI had conducted raids at the residence of former finance minister Chidambaram and son Karti in connection with criminal misconduct in grant of Foreign Investment Promotion Board approval. At least 14 locations in Chidambaram’s home city of Chennai were searched by the CBI then.
Meanwhile, police have been deployed outside Chidambaram’s residence in Chennai while CBI searches multiple locations of his son on Tuesday.
Watch CBI raids P Chidambaram’s properties in Delhi