CrPC and Prevention of Corruption Act to nail PC

Updated: Nov 27, 2018, 10:36 IST | Agencies | New Delhi

The court, which further extended the protection from arrest to Chidambaram and his son Karti till December 18, also granted three weeks to the agency to get sanction against some other accused in the case

P Chidambaram
P Chidambaram

The sanction required to prosecute former Union Minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case has been obtained from the authorities concerned, the CBI told a court.

The court, which further extended the protection from arrest to Chidambaram and his son Karti till December 18, also granted three weeks to the agency to get sanction against some other accused in the case. Special Judge O P Saini posted the matter for December 18.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta submitted on behalf of the CBI that "the competent authority in the central government has accorded sanction for prosecution of Chidambaram under section 197 of CrPC and section 19 of Prevention of Corruption Act".

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