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The ED official conducted multiple searches in relation to Karti Chidambaram in connection with money laundering probe on the Aircel-Maxis case. "I anticipated they'll search premises in Chennai again but in a comedy of errors they came to Jor Bagh (in Delhi) and officers told me that they thought Karti is an occupant of this house but he is not". "They have collected 39 blue sheets, which are statements made by the government in Parliament between 2012 and 2013, and the background papers of the statement". His house in Karaikudi was also raided. The agency had conducted similar raids on the kin of Karti Chidambaram on December 1 past year.

Calling the raid a vendetta against senior Congress leaders, Congress party member Randeep Surjewala said, "Everyday PM Modi and his government use ED and CBI as captive puppets to seek revenge from opposition".

The former finance minister said that the ED officials searched the place "including the kitchen and the bathroom and obviously they found nothing".

The sources said that certain "incriminating" documents have been seized during the raids.

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"They found nothing in the Chennai searches".

The FIR registered by CBI against Karti Chidambaram included that Rs 3.5 crore was paid by INX Media which is promoted by Peter Mukerjea and Indrani to the companies directly and indirectly under Karti's control to influence Foreign Investment Promotion Board decision. ED had also carried out raids in the premises of Karti's relatives and others on December 1, 2017. The investigating agency says the FIPB acted beyond its mandate since the investment involved was more than its limit.

In 2011, former Aircel head C Sivasankaran complained to the CBI that he was being forced by then telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran to sell Aircel to the Malaysia-based Maxis Communications group owned by T Ananda Krishnan. Karti Chidambaram is accused of facilitating bribes in the Aircel-Maxis transaction.


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