CBI conducts searches at multiple premises of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting searches at multiple residential and office premises of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram in a fresh case, according to people familiar with the development. The searches are being conducted across nine locations in Mumbai, Chennai, Odisha, Punjab and Karnataka in connection with a fresh case against the Congress MP. Chidambaram is accused of taking illegal gratification of ₹50 lakh for facilitating visas for some Chinese nationals for working in a project in Punjab, people cited above said.

"I have lost count, how many times has it been? Must be a record," tweeted Karti Chidambaram in view of CBI searches at his premises.

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