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Declining urgent hearing, the top court observed that judges have more cases "than they can handle".
Aircel-Maxis case: Delhi court extends protection from arrest to P Chidambaram, son till November 26
The senior Congress leader's role has come under the scanner of investigating agencies in the Rs 3,500-crore Aircel-Maxis deal and the INX Media case involving Rs 305 crore.
'Allegation in CBI FIR was that he, through the company, had received Rs 10 lakh as illegal gratification for influencing the officials of the FIPB unit of the Union Ministry of Finance.'
The Enforcement Directorate attached a cottage and house in Somerset, UK and a tennis club in Barcelona, Spain.
Special CBI Judge O P Saini put up the matter for November 1 after the counsel appearing for agencies sought an adjournment in the matter.
The court was hearing Chidambaram's anticipatory bail petition which pleads for protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate in the case.
The agency alleged that Karti was not cooperating with the investigation, which was one of the conditions imposed on him while granting the interim relief.
The ED had yesterday told the apex court that Karti was using the liberty granted by the court to protract the investigation in the cases against him.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud fixed for Tuesday the plea of Karti seeking its nod to travel to the United Kingdom.
Special CBI Judge O P Saini agreed to hear the plea at 2 pm Monday after the probe agency told the court that custodial interrogation of Karti Chidambaram was required in the matter.
Special CBI Judge O P Saini put up the matter for October 8 after the counsel appearing for the agencies told the court that the main counsel was not well and requested time.
When it comes to the question of liberty, the courts do not go into technicality, a bench of Justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan said.
The Supreme Court today allowed Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, to visit the United Kingdom, France and the United States of America from July 23 to 31.
A bench comprising Chief Justice Indira Banerjee and Justice Abdul Quddhose gave the order, allowing a petition by Karti challenging the LOC issued last year.
The senior Congress leader's role had come under the scanner of investigating agencies in the Aircel-Maxis deal of Rs 3,500 crore and INX Media case involving Rs 305 crore.