Top court to hear PC plea against HC order today

New Delhi, August 25 

The Supreme Court is scheduled to hear on Monday former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram’s pleas challenging the Delhi High Court order which denied him anticipatory bail in the INX Media money-laundering and corruption cases.

A Bench headed by Justice R Banumathi is also scheduled to hear a fresh plea in which Chidambaram has challenged the arrest warrant issued against him and the trial court’s order remanding him to CBI custody till Monday in the INX Media corruption case.

The court had granted him protection from arrest till Monday in the money-laundering case lodged by the Enforcement Directorate. The court has sought replies from the ED on Chidambaram’s plea, directing all three matters be listed on Monday. — PTI

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