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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram, who was arrested by the Chief Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday night from his residence in connection with INX media scam case, was produced in a special CBI court today.
The hearing lasted for around three hours. After that, the court gave the central probe agency custody of Chidambaram till August 26. A CBI spokesperson earlier said Chidambaram was arrested on the grounds of a warrant issued by a competent court.
After Chidambaram’s arrest, doctors from the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital performed a medical examination on him at the CBI headquarters, according to sources.
By Sowmya Sangam