The Patiala House Court in Delhi on Thursday sent Karti Chidambaram to Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody for five days regarding the INX Media bribery case.

Following the development, the court enabled Karti’s lawyer to meet him for one hour early in the day and one hour at night. Karti can have medications on prescription, nonetheless, home food won’t be allowed, according to court order.

In the interim, media reports have suggested that Karti has been throwing tantrums in the custody. He has purportedly requested Swiggy or Zomato to order food. Karti was produced before the court the court on expiry of one-day CBI care in the midst of the nearness of his folks P Chidambaram and Nalini, both senior backers, and were seen conversing with him.

Not long after junior Chidambaram was sent to CBI authority, senior Congress leader and former finance minister P Chidambaram told his child, “Don’t stress, I am there.” On Thursday, the senior Congress leader put his hand on his child’s shoulder with his better half Nalini Chidambaram who was at that point in the court looking on.

The lawyer couple were available amid the contentions that continued for more than three hours before CBI Judge Sunil Rana. The Judge likewise allowed the guardians to converse with Karti within the sight of the researching officer amid the short break before passing the request on giving five-day authority of Karti to CBI. In a dramatic development in the INX Media case, previous FM           P Chidambaram’s child Karti was captured by the CBI from Chennai air terminal on Wednesday on his arrival from abroad. Later at night, he was remanded to one-day care of the CBI by a Delhi court.

The arrest of Karti came nine months after the CBI enlisted a FIR against him on charges of criminal conspiracy, cheating, accepting gratification by corrupt or illegal means, influencing public servants and criminal misconduct. After his capture in Chennai, CBI authorities took him to Delhi by Wednesday evening. He was taken to the CBI headquarters and after that delivered before a Duty Magistrate.

Karti professedly got Rs 3.5 crore from the Mumbai-based INX Media, now known as 9X Media, for helping it get Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) leeway in 2007 when it was controlled by Peter and Indrani Mukerjea, both blamed in the Sheena Bora kill case.

The FIR does not specify Chidambaram senior, however it said he cleared the FIPB endorsement for Rs 4.62 crore FDI in the firm at a FIPB meeting on May 18, 2007.

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