New Delhi, Feb. 9 -- Former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram was on Friday questioned for over five hours by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering probe related to INX Media.

He was questioned over a Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance that he had given to the group in 2007.

Chidambaram arrived at the Jamnagar office at 11.05 a.m. and was quizzed for over five hours till 5 p.m.

He was allowed to step out for lunch for an hour.

This is the third time that the former Finance Minister was grilled by the ED in the last two months.

According to the ED officials, Chidambaram was asked about his meetings with INX Media directors Peter and Indrani Mukerjea and how clearance to INX Media was given instantly for r...