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P Chidambaram's son Karthi sues Subramanian Swamy

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Apr 27, 2012 at 02:24pm IST

New Delhi: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's son Karthi Chidambaram on Friday sued Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy over the fresh allegations he leveled on the former on Thursday.

A notice in this regard has already been issued to Swamy by Karthi's CA K Balachandran.

When asked to comment on the development, Swamy said he was not yet sure about getting sued.

He said, "I don't know, there are conflicting reports in media. Some say his company has sued but then they are either fooling media or they do not know the law."

On Thursday, Swamy had alleged that Karthi Chidambaram's firm Advantage made Rs 26 lakh out of a deal with telecom company Aircel, before its takeover by Maxis.

According to Swamy, the transaction occurred when Chidambaram was Union Finance Minister.

He further said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) could not conduct a fair investigation into the case while Chidambaram was the Union Home Minister.

However, sources in the Congress have said that Rs 26 lakh was a management consultancy fee and there was no stake bought by Advantage in Aircel. They have also said that Karthi entered the company in 2009 and was not a stake holder in 2006.

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