NEW DELHI, Oct 11: The Enforcement Directorate on Thursday said that it has attached properties worth Rs 54 crore of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram and Advantage Strategic Consulting Pvt Ltd (ASCPL) in connection with its ongoing probe into the INX media money laundering case.
A senior official of the financial probe agency told IANS: "We have attached six properties of Karti worth Rs 54 crore."
The properties attached include a cottage worth Rs 8.67 crore in the UK's Somerset, a tennis club and land located in Spain's Gava worth Rs 14 crore.
The ED also attached land and properties worth Rs 16 crore in New Delhi's Jor Bagh area (Karti's mother Nalini Chidambaram is also a stake holder of 50 per cent in the land), a bungalow in Tamil Nadu's Ooty worth Rs 50 lakh and another one worth Rs 3.75 crore in Ooty and an agricultural land worth Rs 25 lakh in Kodaikanal.
The ED has also attached properties belonging to Peter and Indrani Mukerjea in connection with the same case. - IANS