The Supreme Court’s three-judge bench on Thursday asked CBI to file its reply on the plea filed by Karti Chidambaram seeking to travel abroad in INX Media case by Thursday evening.
The CBI had sought more time to reply to the plea filed by Karti Chidambaram. The matter was adjourned till November 20.
Earlier on November 9, the Supreme Court asked CBI to respond whether Karti Chidambaram could be allowed to travel abroad for 4-5 days and what can be the conditions imposed on him so that he does not escape.
The apex court read the documents sent by CBI carrying evidences against Karti. The court indicated that the documents carried details of 6 bank accounts belonging to Karti.
However, the CBI advocate Tushar Mehta requested Judge to not make the documents public.
Karti’s advocates Kapil Sibal and Gopal Subramanium strongly objected to the Mehta’s requests. They said that unless Karti would come to know what CBI has presented, how come he will be answering it.
The advocates said that they are ready for questioning but CBI is not calling them. After court’s order, CBI called him for two days and questioned for 5 hours.