2G Spectrum Scam: Special CBI Court To Hear Final Arguments Today

15/04/2015 9:48 AM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:25 AM IST
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Former telecom minister A. Raja gesture as he interacts with the media following his appearance in connection with the 2G spectrum scam at the CBI court in New Delhi on May 5, 2014. The former telecom minister A Raja was jailed for over 15 months after being arrested in February 2011 for his role in the 2G spectrum scam case. AFP PHOTO/ Chandan KHANNA (Photo credit should read Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI — Special CBI Judge O P Saini is expected to hear the final arguments related to the 2G scam case here today.

He had on March 24, fixed the matter for commencement of final arguments after concluding recording of evidence for April 15.

Former Telecom Minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and others, including top corporate executives, are facing trial in the case.

In its charge sheet, CBI had alleged that there was a loss of around 31,000 crore rupees to the exchequer in the allocation of 122 licences for 2G spectrum.

The recording of evidence had started in November 2011. The court recorded statements of 154 CBI witnesses including Reliance ADAG Chairman Anil Ambani, his wife Tina Amband former corporate lobbyist Nira Radia.

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