CHENNAI: In a matter related to non-disclosure of foreign properties on Friday, the Madras High Court extended till November two, with the appearance of former Union minister P Chidambaram’s family members. This case has been filed against them by the Income Tax Department.
A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and Subramonium Prasad, has already reserved its order on the main appeals moved by Chidambaram’s wife, son and daughter-in-law, challenging the prosecution initiated against them by the Income Tax department under the Black Money Act.
In an interim order on September 14, the court had given exemption from Chidambaram’s wife Nalini, her son Karti and daughter-in-law Shriniidhi to the Special Court of Economic Criminal Appearance till October 12.
According to the income tax department, the three did not disclose the combined ownership property worth Rs 5.37 crore in UK’s Cambridge, which is a crime under black money law and Imposition of Tax Act.