Special Court docket defers 2G spectrum allocation case to December 5

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The 2G spectrum allocation case against former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi and others on Tuesday used to be adjourned by a Special Court docket in Fresh Delhi to December 5.

CBI Special Judge O.P. Saini defers the matter, pronouncing the judgment used to be no longer ready as the  paperwork filed had been voluminous and technical in nature and so that they had been still below perusal.

The seize talked about that it would possibly perchance most likely well perchance almost definitely gain two to just a few weeks extra, and deferred the matter for extra clarification, if required.

The court talked about it would possibly perchance most likely well perchance almost definitely seize the date of judgment on the following date of hearing. 

The court issued recent production warrant against Unitech managing director Sanjay Chandra and Bollywood producer Karim Morani on the following date of hearing. 

On October 19, the Special Court docket concluded the arguments in the case.

The court has been hearing the three cases — two filed by the CBI and the 1/3 by the Enforcement Directorate.

In the most necessary one, moreover Mr. Raja and Ms. Kanimozhi, others who face trial are former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, Raja’s erstwhile private secretary R.K. Chandolia, Swan Telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, Unitech Ltd MD Sanjay Chandra, three prime executives of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (RADAG) — Gautam Doshi, Surendra Pipara and Hari Nair.


Administrators of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt. Ltd. Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Kalaignar TV Director Sharad Kumar and Bollywood producer Karim Morani are additionally accused in the case.

Apart from these 14, three telecom companies — Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd (STPL), Reliance Telecom Ltd and Unitech Wi-fi (Tamil Nadu) Ltd — are additionally going via trial in the case.

Charges framed in October 2011

The court, in October 2011, framed charges against them below various provisions of the IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act going via offences of prison conspiracy, cheating,forgery, faking paperwork, abusing official pickle, prison misconduct by public servant and taking bribe.

In its cost sheet filed in April 2011 against Mr. Raja and others, the CBI alleged that there used to be a shortage of Rs 30,984 crore to the exchequer in allocation of 122 licences for 2G spectrum which had been scrapped by the Supreme Court docket on February 2, 2012.

(With inputs from IANS)

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