New Delhi: On day two of the 2G spectrum scam trial former telecom minister A raja started his defence by saying that he had not implicated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh or the then Finance Minister P Chidambarm and it was the media that had misquoted him. However, minutes later Raja went back to attacking all concerned in the 2G case.
Raja started off with targetting the Comptroller Auditor General Vinod Rai calling him legally illiterate and a mere accountant whose findings had no sanctity in Criminal Law.
Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar accused judge O P Saini of carrying out an unfair trial.
Questioning the Supreme Court judge, Raja's lawyer Sushil Kumar said, "You get a salary just to hear this case. I have to move around for other cases too? Do I have to wind up my practice and just sit before you day after day? This is a highly unfair trial. You took six months just to finish scrutiny of documents. How can any other court tell you what to do?" ...more
08:55 PM, Jul 26, 2011