New Delhi, May 17: Karti Chidambaram whose residential and office premises were searched by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been accused of taking illegal gratification of Rs 50 lakh to facilitate visas for some Chinese nationals working on a project in Punjab, sources tell OneIndia.
The source also said that around 260 visas were facilitated by Karti and others for Chinese nationals.
Searches were conducted at nine locations including three in Mumbai, three in Tamil Nadu and one place each in Karnataka, Punjab and Odisha. The search was conducted following the registration of a fresh case by the CBI in connection with an alleged foreign remittances case that took place between 2010 and 2014.
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