New Delhi:  Hours after the Enforcement Directorate raided the Chennai and Delhi homes of P Chidambaram, in connection with the money laundering investigation in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case, the former Union minister accused the BJP of misusing the probe agency and said he will “neither bend nor break.”

“I belong to the Opposition party. Let the government misuse the ED. I shall neither bend nor break and I shall continue to speak and write,” Mr Chidambaram, 72, said in a statement on Saturday. 

The Congress leader said the raids were a reaction to the notices sent out by the Supreme Court, which heard the appeal of his son on Friday. Karti Chidambaram, a 46-year-old businessman and Congress member, had questioned the cases filed against him by the investigators. 

Mr Chidambaram also questioned the agency’s jurisdiction to investigate the matter. 

“There is no FIR (First Information Report) in respect of a scheduled crime registered by any police…

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