Chennai: The Supreme Court allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram who is facing criminal cases that are being probed by the ED and the CBI to travel abroad.
Opposing the application Additional Solicitor General S V Raju said earlier Chidambaram was earlier allowed to travel abroad but with a deposit of Rs 10 crore.
The apex court said the amount be deposited in a nationalised bank and allowed Chidambaram to travel for six months.
Earlier it had allowed him to travel to the UK the US France Germany and Spain.
The ED had earlier claimed that Karti Chidambaram had been trying to protract the investigation by 'blatantly misusing' the liberty granted by the court in allowing him to travel abroad.
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