There is evidence against Chidambaram, says Kishan Reddy

Hyderabad: A day after former finance minister P Chidambaram was arrested by CBI, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said yesterday that there was evidence against the senior Congress leader.

He said Chidambaram was arrested as he did not cooperate with the investigating agencies, and that there is proof and evidence against him. He also claimed that records such as who took money from whom and through which bank is there.

Reddy further said the scandal took place when the UPA government was in power and the present BJP government had nothing to do with it. It is the court and not the government that will try the case, he added.

Chidambaram was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation from his residence at New Delhi late on Wednesday in connection with the INX Media case.

NT Bureau