Congress leader P Chidambaram Tuesday met with senior advocates Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Salman Khurshid the situation after the Delhi High Court dismissed his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media scam
New Delhi: Following the Delhi high court’s dismissal of his anticipatory bail plea in corruption and money laundering cases related to the INX Media scam the Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday met with senior advocates Kapil Sibal, Abhishek Manu Singhvi and Salman Khurshid and discussed the situation.
Sibal was asked by Supreme Court official to place Chidambaram's petition before Registrar (judicial) who will take a call for putting it before the Chief Justice of India.
Sibal met Registrar (judicial) Surya Pratap Singh and explained the situation and what could be done.
According to a PTI report, the senior lawyer said that SC Registrar (judicial) has said he will inform him about the development on Chidambaram's plea.
Sibal, along with a team of lawyers, is currently exploring possibility of mentioning the appeal against the high court order in the Supreme Court.
The discussions are going on in the Supreme Court.
The development came minutes after the high court declined interim protection from arrest to Chidambaram for approaching the Supreme Court.
After the high court denied him relief, senior advocate Dayan Krishnan, appearing for Chidambaram, sought stay on the operation of the order for three days, which the court denied.
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Last Updated Aug 20, 2019, 6:47 PM IST