Breaking: Supreme Court rejects P Chidambaram plea for anticipatory bail in ED case

Aditi Singh September 5 2019
P chidambaram

The Supreme Court today rejected the plea filed by former Union Minister P Chidambaram seeking anticipatory bail in the case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) against him.

"Having regard to the nature of allegations and the stage of the investigation, in our view, the investigating agency has to be given sufficient freedom in the process of investigation... Considering the facts and circumstances of the case, in our view, grant of anticipatory bail to the appellant will hamper the investigation and this is not a fit . . .

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