In a major development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today filed chargesheet against former finance minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti.
The case pertains to the Aircel-Maxis case.
The former Minister Chidambaram has been accused of misusing his power and position as finance minister.
It is by the way the first chargesheet against the former finance minister.
The CBI officials said that the senior officials of Aircel and Maxis have also been named in the chargesheet.
But the agency would still require court’s approval for their prosecution.
Earlier, the court had asked CBI to furnish concrete evidence against the former finance minister Chidambaram.
Meanwhile, the Congress has reacted saying that the Centre has been misusing its power and the agencies.>