New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigations(CBI) carried out coordinated raids at seven premises Tuesday, including at residence of former union minister and senior Congress leader, P Chidambaram. Raids took place atlocations in in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Siva Ganga in Tamil Nadu.
According to sources, the raids relate to case against P Chidambaram’s son, Kartik Chithambaram. The CBI is investigating financials transacted by Kartik between 2010 and 2014 and have registered a new case of illegal gratification against him for facilitating visa of 250 Chinese on bribe. CBI reportedly stumbled up on the case during its investigation of INX Media scam.
All seven raids were carried out simultaneously.