2G Scam finally sees day !!!2G scam: Court orders framing of charges against Raja, Kanimozhi and other 15 accused
The special CBI court on Saturday ordered framing of charges against 17 accused including former Telecom Minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi. Court has allowed the CBI to file a fresh plea to invoke charge of criminal breach of trust against Raja and two other public servants in the case.All 17 accused, including DMK MP Kanimozhi, have sought time to peruse the court order before framing of charges. They have been charged for various offences of the IPC dealing with criminal conspiracy, forgery and cheating. Besides these, Raja and other public servants have been charged with misuse of official position punishable under the Prevention of Corruption Act.
Besides Raja and Kanimozhi, other accused in the case include the minister's former Private Secretary R K Chandolia, former Telecom Secretary Siddhartha Behura, DMK-run Kalaignar TV's MD Sharad Kumar, Bollywood filmmaker Karim Morani and Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani group's executives Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and Surendra Pipara.
Besides telecom firms Reliance Telecom Ltd, Swan Telecom and Unitech (Tamil Nadu) Wireless Ltd, the other accused in the case include Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa, Asif Balwa and Rajeev Agarwal, Unitech Ltd's MD Sanjay Chandra and DB Realty MD Vinod Goenka.
A great step ... Fast and good working of the legal system which was utmost required.