Former telecom minister A Raja has been accused of masterminding the multi-crore corruption in allocation of 2G spectrum.
A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to former telecom minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam. A Raja had been in jail for the past 15 months and this was the first time that he had applied for bail.
It is a crucial day for former telecom minister A Raja. After 15 months in the jail over the 2G scam, a Delhi court is likely to pronounce its verdict on his bail plea. This is the first time that he has sought bail in the 15 months that he's been in jail since his arrest in February, 2011.
Former Union telecom minister A Raja, who has been facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, has moved a Delhi court seeking bail.
Former Telecom Secretary D S Mathur on Tuesday told a Delhi court that he did not find the Department of Telecom officially processing some key letters on the 2G spectrum allocation issue, exchanged between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and erstwhile Telecom Minister A Raja.
On, February 2, 2011, the first arrest in the Rs 30,000 crore 2G scam was made as former telecom minister A Raja was arrested. Fifteen months and 13 days later, the main accused, A Raja, is hoping to get out on bail.
A Delhi court on Friday reserved the order on former telecom minister A Raja's bail plea till May 15 in the 2G spectrum scam case. Raja had applied for bail for the first time since he was jailed 15 months ago.
According to sources, 2G money was allegedly invested in Mauritius & Madagascar on Raja's behest.
Former telecom secretary D S Mathur on Monday told a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court that he had asked then telecom minister A Raja to reconsider the cut-off date for receiving applications for 2G spectrum licences.
Former Telecom Minister A Raja on Friday sought a review of the Supreme Court verdict on cancellation of licenses for 2G spectrum saying it violates the 'principles of natural justice' and 'judicial norms' and that he was indicted without being heard.