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CBI arrests son of former finance minister P. Chidambaram

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– The (CBI) arrested the son of former minister 

on Wednesday, but the agency which has been investigating suspected criminal misconduct related to approvals of investment deals, did not reveal the charges.

“The reasons for the arrest will be provided in the court.”

P. Chidambaram, 72, served twice as minister in the Congress-led coalition that ran for a decade, from 2004-08 and then from 2012 until the defeat at the hands of Modi’s in May 2014.

He has been a and Minister 

tweeted that the was continuing its “vendetta” against Chidambaram, and called the arrest a diversionary tactic to hide “scams and colossal corruption”.

In May, police raided the homes of Chidambaram and his son as part of the probe into approvals of foreign investment proposals.(Agencies)

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