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ED took up a case of bank fraud for investigation under PMLA against M/s Fairdeal Supplies Ltd. and its directors namely Ram Prasad Agarwal, Narayan Prasad Agarwal, Pawan Kumar Agarwal and Saurabh Jhunjhunwala and others on the basis of charge-sheet filed by CBI before Special Court, CBI, Kolkata

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday attached properties of former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICICI Bank Chanda Kochhar and her family.

The court has directed Chidambaram not to give press interviews and make public statements with regard to this case. The court also directed him to furnish a bail bond of Rs 2 lakh plus two sureties of the same amount.

The top court said that Chidambaram should not temper with the evidence and not influence the witnesses. The court also barred him from giving press interviews or making public statements in connection with this case.

Chidambaram sought bail in a case pertaining to the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to INX Media to the tune of Rs 305 crore in 2007 during his tenure as the finance minister.

The bank had accused Moser Baer and its director of defrauding the bank of Rs 354 crore. Based on the complaint, the ED had arrested Puri on August 19.

The alleged money laundering case was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on a complaint filed the Income Tax Department

A Special court on Thursday sent former Union finance minister P Chidambaram to ED custody till October 24 in connection with its probe into the INX Media money laundering case.

Chidambaram is currently in judicial custody in Tihar Jail in a corruption case related to the alleged scam being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His remand is slated to end on October 17.

Chidambaram is currently in judicial custody in Tihar jail in a corruption case related to the alleged scam being probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). His remand is slated to end on October 17.