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After Spending 106 Days In Jail, Chidambaram Walks Out Of Tihar On Bail

Several Congress workers greeted the former Union minister after he stepped out of the prison.

After Spending 106 Days In Jail, Chidambaram Walks Out Of Tihar On Bail
In this file photo, former finance minister P Chidambaram arrives to be produced before a Delhi court. (PTI)
After Spending 106 Days In Jail, Chidambaram Walks Out Of Tihar On Bail
outlookindia.com
2019-12-04T20:29:50+0530

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was released from Tihar jail on Wednesday night after over 100 days in the prison.

Several Congress workers greeted the former Union minister after he stepped out of the prison.

Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court granted bail to the former finance minister on a personal bond of Rs 2 lakh with two sureties in the INX Media money laundering case.

The court directed Chidambaram not to leave the country without prior permission of the court.

The top court also restrained Chidambaram from giving press interviews or making statements with regard to the case.

The apex court set aside Delhi High Court's November 15 verdict dismissing bail plea of Chidambaram.

A bench headed by Justice R Banumathi had on November 28 had reserved judgement on the appeal filed by Chidambaram who had challenged the November 15 verdict of the Delhi High Court denying him bail in the case.

(With inputs from PTI)

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