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Maxis deal summons: Karti Chidambaram moves Supreme Court

PTI
Published : Dec 9, 2017, 3:19 am IST
Updated : Dec 9, 2017, 3:19 am IST

The top court said it will hear the matter in the second week of January.

Karti Chidambaram
 Karti Chidambaram

New Delhi: Karti Chidambaram, son of Congress leader P. Chidambaram, on Friday moved Supreme Court challenging the summons issued by the CBI against him in the Aircel-Maxis deal case.

The top court said it will hear the matter in the second week of January.

 

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A.M. Khanwilkar and D.Y. Chandrachud asked Mr Karti to serve the copy of the petition to the CBI counsel.

During the brief hearing, special 2G case prosecutor Anand Grover complained to the bench that the CBI has taken the papers served to him by Mr Karti.

Additional solicitor general Tushar Mehta, appearing for CBI, said that Grover had nothing to do with the case as the probe agency was investigating the matter.

Mr Grover said he is the court-appointed special prosecutor in the 2G spectrum case and needed a copy of the petition.

The bench asked the both the counsel to sort out the matter and deferred the hearing for second week of January.

 

The CBI had issued a summon in September to Karti asking him to appear before it for questioning on October 4.

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