The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday moved application before a Delhi court seeking permission to conduct Narco test of Karti Chidambaram, among two other demands in the INX media corruption case. Karti was yesterday remanded to three more days of CBI custody.
The investigative agency is leaving no stone unturned in exposing the entire conspiracy and even hinted at "new revealations" in the case.
Special judge Sunil Rana said that the court would take the matter on March 9 along with two other applications seeking production warrants of Karti Chidambaram's chartered accountant S Bhaskaraman, arrested in the money laundering case, and co-accused Indrani Mukerjea.
On Tuesday, CBI produced Karti before special judge Sunil Rana and said that an extension was needed as there were "new revelations". Further custodial interrogation was necessary to confront him with "new facts", it added.
The CBI, which had sought nine days of police custody of Karti Chidambaram, said he was taken to Mumbai and confronted with Indrani Mukerjea, one of the then promoters of INX Media, at the Byculla prison and her statement was just one of the evidences.
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However, the court had posted the hearing on the bail plea on March 9 when Karti Chidambaram will be produced before it after his three-day police custody.
During the period of remand, all the conditions laid down in the March 1 order will prevail -- that Karti Chidambaram will be medically examined every 24 hours and will be at liberty to seek the assistance of his counsel , one hour each in the morning and evening.
Though he will be permitted to carry medicines on prescription with him, he will be denied home food.