Indrani Mukerjea, who had turned an approver in the INX Media case and brought to light the role of P Chidambaram and his son Karti in money laundering was reported happy with the arrest of the former Union minister.
While speaking to the media in a sessions court, Indrani Mukerjea termed Chidambaram’s arrest as good news.
Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI on August 21 from his residence in connection with INX media corruption case in a dramatic fashion.
Indrani and her husband, Peter Mukerjea are co-accused in the case. The couple are currently in jail for murdering Sheena Bora, daughter of Indrani from her previous marriage.
Karti’s arrest was also made on the basis of Indrani’s statement to ED, where she had said the couple had acceded to Karti’s demand of USD 1 million for allegedly fixing the violations made in the FIPB clearance.
Indrani had on July 11 turned an approver in the CBI case. In her application to turn approver, Mukherjea had prayed for pardon in the case in exchange of full and true disclosure.
Source : Various