Chidambaram moves SC seeking bail in INX Media case

   By Power Corridors ,  03-Oct-2019
Chidambaram moves SC seeking bail in INX Media case

The three-judge bench said Mr Chidambaram's request would be sent to Chief Justice Gogoi for taking a call on listing of the matter.

Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi will decide on the hearing of the petition of former Union Minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media corruption case. 

P Chidambaram on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the case. Senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, who is representing Chidambaram, mentioned the matter before a bench consisting of Justices NV Ramana, Sanjiv Khanna, and Krishna Murari. 

The three-judge bench said Mr Chidambaram's request would be sent to Chief Justice Gogoi for taking a call on listing of the matter. 

The former Union minister, arrested on August 21 by the CBI from his Jor Bagh residence, is in Tihar Jail under judicial custody till October 3.