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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.
Aircel-Maxis case: Chidambaram, Karti get protection from arrest till August 7; ED opposes bail plea
Chidambaram had on May 30 moved the court seeking protection from arrest in the case, saying all evidence in the matter appears to be documentary in nature.
The former finance minister was given protection from arrest by the Enforcement Directorate till July 10 by the Court.
Aircel-Maxis case: Delhi Court allows ED to file documents in support of charges against Karti Chidambaram
Special Judge O P Saini posted the matter for July 31 when it will decide on whether to take cognisance of the charge sheet against Karti Chidambaram.
The court will decide on whether to take cognizance of the charge-sheet filed by the ED against Karti Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case after the hearing on July 31.
The charge-sheet which was to be considered today has been delayed due to the absence of the concerned judge.
The CBI today moved the Supreme Court challenging a Delhi High Court order granting bail to Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, in the INX Media case.
According to the tax department, the trio failed to disclose a property they jointly own in Cambridge in the UK, worth Rs 5.37 crore.