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CBI: CBI arrests Karti Chidambaram’s close aide Bhaskararaman in bribery case

New Delhi | The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested Lok Sabha MP Karti Chidambaram’s shut aide S. Bhaskararaman was arrested within the early hours of Wednesday. Officers gave this data. The CBI on Wednesday registered a case in opposition to Karti for accepting a bribe of Rs 50 lakh to get re-project visas to 263 Chinese language nationals working within the ‘Talwandi Sabo energy mission’ in Punjab and at a number of of his places. Raid was additionally achieved. This case dates again to 2011, when Karti’s father P. Chidambaram was the Union Home Minister.

Officers stated the CBI had began questioning Bhaskararaman late on Tuesday evening and he was arrested early Wednesday. Vikas Makharia, then assistant vice-president of Talwandi Sabo Energy Restricted (TSPL), had approached Bhaskararaman concerning re-project visas to 263 Chinese language nationals. Officers stated that in accordance with the CBI FIR, the investigating officer probing the case has alleged that Makharia contacted Karti via his “close associate”.

Officers stated they bought 263 workers of the Chinese language firm re-project visas.
The FIR alleged that the mission visa is a particular sort of visa, which was handed in 2010 for the ability and metal sector. For which detailed pointers had been issued by the ministry of the then Home Minister P. Chidambaram, however there was no provision in it for re-issuance of mission visas.

Officers had stated on Tuesday that the investigation in opposition to Karti Chidambaram was initiated after getting some related leads through the investigation of the INX Media case. On this case, the CBI has alleged that Karti Chidambaram spent Rs 50 lakh via Bhaskararaman for getting visas to 263 Chinese language nationals in July-August 2011 for Vedanta group firm TSPL through the tenure of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) authorities. had taken a bribe. At the moment P. Chidambaram was the Union Home Minister.

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