SC asks Karti to appear before CBI on Aug 23
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday directed Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidambaram, to appear before investigators at the CBI headquarters here on August 23 for questioning in a corruption case.
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud allowed Karti to be accompanied by a lawyer at the CBI headquarters during the questioning.
"During the course of the hearing, the counsel for respondent number 1 (Karti) states that the respondent is ready and willing to appear before the investigating officer.
"We, therefore, hereby direct respondent number 1 to appear before the investigating officer on August 23 at CBI headquarters in New Delhi," the bench said.