New Delhi, November 27: Former Indian National Congress (INC) President Rahul Gandhi and party's Uttar Pradesh general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met senior Congress leader P Chidambaram at Tihar Jail in New Delhi on Wednesday morning. The former finance minister was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on August 21 in the INX Media case and was granted bail on October 22 by the Supreme Court.INX Media Case: Delhi Court Disposes of P Chidambaram's Bail Plea, Says 'No Need to Admit Him to a Sterilised Private Ward at AIIMS.
The 74-year-old leader was also arrested by the ED (Enforcement Directorate) on the money-laundering case in October and currently is in judicial custody till November 27 under the order of the trial court. INX Media Case: P Chidambaram's Accuser Indrani Mukerjea 'Pardoned' in CBI Charge-Sheet.
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On Monday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor accompanied by Karti Chidambaram visited Tihar Jail. The Congress party has maintained that Chidambaram's arrested is a witch hunt by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram is facing cases against him from the CBI as well as ED for alleged financial mismanagement and money laundering charges.