CBI ready with arrest warrant as Chidambaram reached home

New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said on Wednesday that former Union Minister P. Chidambaram was arrested on the warrant issued by the competent court.

The agency sources said that he will be produced in the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court on Thursday.

A team of senior CBI officers was present at the headquarters awaiting Chidambaram who had been "missing" since Tuesday. The officials said that other formalities like a complete medical examination would be carried out during the night.

The Delhi Police personnel blocked the entry to CBI headquarters and additional forces were deployed around the building to regulate the movement of traffic.

--IANS

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