2G spectrum case adjourned for August 25

New Delhi: The 2G spectrum case has been adjourned for August 25 by a court today, in which Former Telecom Minister A. Raja and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi are being tried in the case.

The Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge O.P. Saini went on to say that on account of voluminous and technical record of the case, files were still under perusal and it might take substantial time.

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On April 26, the court had reserved its order in the case.

As per the information given by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Raja was biased in allocating 2G mobile air waves and operating licences to telecom firms, causing a huge loss to the state exchequer.

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The CBI charge sheet said Rs 200 crore were transferred from DB Group to Kalaignar TV, which were kickbacks in lieu of allocation of 2G spectrum to Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd.

It held that a conspiracy was hatched by Raja, Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M. Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal and others and that the Rs 200 crore was proceeds of crime.

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