India’s Top Investigative Agency has raided the homes of Ex-Finance Minister P Chidambaram and his son in connection with a financial misconduct probe.

A spokesperson of the Central Bureau of investigation informed Media that the Agency was conducting searches in the southern city of Chennai.

The C.B.I. is probing investment clearances given to a firm during Chidambaram’s Tenure. The government was using the raids to try to “silence his voice”.

The C.B.I. Was also conducting raids in other cities like Mumbai, Delhi and Gurgaon