CBI moves court for permission to conduct narco test on Karti

Karti Chidambaram

The top court asked the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file their responses on a fresh plea by Karti against the probe done in the money laundering case.

CBI counsel and additional Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, had on Tuesday, told the court that Karti's interrogation has not yielded much result till now and he only answers "the case is politically motivated".

According to DNA report, Mehta also submitted a sealed envelope to the court and refrained from reading the material aloud.

The agency is likely to move the applications on March 9, when the court would hear the case again.

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The CBI on March 4 took the former minister's son to Mumbai to confront former Directors of INX Media Ltd., Indrani and Peter Mukherjea.

The third application been filed to seek permission of the court to record the statement of Indrani, so the agency could have her statement on record.

The Bench, however, clarified that its notice to the Enforcement Directorate was only confined to the "proposition of law" and shall not affect the criminal proceedings before a Delhi court where Mr. Karti was produced a couple of hours later by the CBI for extension of his remand in the INX case.

"If I am silent that does not mean an evasive and non-cooperative (behaviour)", Singhvi argued. He further stated that the CBI had not given a single ground for extension of custody.

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"Karti Chidambaram only had a 25-minute long confrontation with Indrani, and around two-hour-long interrogation in the last five days".

Urging the judge to look into the higher courts judgements, Singhvi said, "The custody is to extract confession.unless you are a terrorist with a bomb who can not be questioned without being kept in custody, one should go by settled legal provisions".

The agency however said the presence of the accused was needed in order to serve some important and specific purposes connected with the completion of investigation in the case.

Karti's name had cropped up in the case relating to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board's (FIPB) approval granted in 2007 for receipt of funds by INX Media when his father and Congress leader P Chidambaram was the finance minister during the previous UPA regime.

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