Nation Current Affairs 19 Aug 2019 ED summons P Chidamb ...

ED summons P Chidambaram over Air India losses in UPA era

PTI
Published Aug 19, 2019, 3:54 pm IST
Updated Aug 19, 2019, 4:49 pm IST
The Congress leader is also being probed in 2 money-laundering cases of Aircel-Maxis and INX Media.
The Congress leader is also being probed by ED in two separate money-laundering cases of Aircel-Maxis and INX Media. (Photo: File)
 The Congress leader is also being probed by ED in two separate money-laundering cases of Aircel-Maxis and INX Media. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned former finance minister P Chidambaram in connection with its money-laundering probe in an alleged aviation scam during the UPA era, officials said on Monday.

They said the senior Congress leader has been asked to depose on August 23 before the investigating officer of the case at the ED office here to record his statement.

 

The case pertains to losses suffered by Air India due to an alleged multi-crore aviation scam and irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines.

Former aviation minister Praful Patel was previously grilled by the ED and it is understood that the agency now wants to question Chidambaram on their leads in this case.

The Congress leader is also being probed by ED in two separate money-laundering cases of Aircel-Maxis and INX Media.

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Location: India, Delhi




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