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16 May 2017 Current Events CBI Raids P Chidambaram's Residence
CBI Raids P Chidambaram's Residence

As per reports, at least 14 locations across Chennai were raided by the CBI on Tuesday, including the residence of former Union Minister P Chidambaram. The raids were conducted after CBI found that foreign investments were received by INX Media, formerly owned by Peter Mukerjea.

The former stated that there were no such allegations against him and this was done by the government to silence his voice.

The CBI raids are underway in Gurugram, Delhi and Mumbai.

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