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Court to consider chargesheet against Karti

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New Delhi, July 4: A court here on Wednesday deferred to July 6 the hearing on consideration of the ED chargesheet against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram’s son Karti Chidambaram and two companies in a money laundering case in the Aircel-Maxis deal. On June 13, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) chargesheeted Karti and Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd (ASCPL) and Chess Management Services Pvt Ltd (CMSPL) companies under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2002. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the ED are investigating Karti’s alleged role in getting Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance for the Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. (IANS)