INX Media case: Peter Mukerjea sent to CBI custody till Mar 31

ANI | Updated: Mar 26, 2018 14:52 IST

New Delhi [India], March 26 (ANI): A Delhi court on Monday sent former media baron Peter Mukerjea to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till March 31, in connection with the INX Media case.

Earlier today, the probe agency sought five-day custody of Mukerjea.

INX Media Ltd, which was owned by Mukerjea, had allegedly paid bribes to get a Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) approval which was facilitated by former finance minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram.

However, on March 23, the Delhi High Court granted bail to Karti in connection with the case, on a surety of Rs 10 lakh. (ANI)