MUMBAI, March 4 - Karti Chidambaram, arrested in the INX Media case, was today brought to the Byculla prison here and confronted with Indrani Mukerjea as part of the CBI�s probe into the matter, a senior official said.
Karti Chidambaram, the son of senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram, was brought to the jail in central Mumbai around 11:15 am by a six-member team of the CBI, he said.
The official said Karti Chidambaram and Mukerjea were brought face-to-face and questioned by the CBI team for about four hours.
Mukerjea, a former director of INX Media (P) Ltd, is lodged in the jail in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.
After the questioning, the CBI team left the prison along with Karti Chidambaram and headed towards the Mumbai airport.
While entering the prison, Karti Chidambaram waved at the media persons who had assembled outside the high security prison.
Karti Chidambaram and Mukerjea were questioned by the CBI as a part of its probe in the INX Media deal in which the former allegedly received kickbacks.
Karti Chidambaram was arrested by the CBI on February 28 after a confessional statement was given by Mukerjea before a magistrate. He was sent in a five-day CBI custody on March 1.
Karti Chidambaram, 46, was arrested at Chennai airport on his return from the United Kingdom, in connection with the FIR lodged on May 15 last year alleging irregularities in Foreign Investment Promotion Board clearance to INX Media for receiving overseas funds worth about Rs 305 crore in 2007 when his father was the Union Finance Minister. � PTI