The Supreme Court today issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation, asking it to respond to former Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s plea seeking bail in the INX Media corruption case.
The court asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the CBI, to file its response and posted the matter for hearing on 15th of October.
Chidambaram, who is lodged in Tihar Jail under judicial custody, has moved the top court challenging the 30th September verdict of the Delhi High Court.
In its verdict, Delhi High Court had dismissed Chidambaram’s plea seeking bail in the case. On the other hand, a Delhi court yesterday extended Chidambaram’s judicial custody till 17th of October.