A Raja Granted 2G Spectrum Illegally: Enforcement Directorate

a rajaEnforcement Directorate has claimed that A Raja, Former Telecom Minister illegally granted 2G spectrum license to the firms that were not eligible for it. The issue took a hype when Rs. 200 crore was allegedly transferred to DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s family owned Kalaignar TV.

During the final arguments in the 2G scam case, Anand Grover, Special Public Prosecutor stated that a conspiracy was planned by A Raja and other people involved in this case and Rs. 200 crore was the “proceed of crime.” Grover further claimed that Rs. 200 crore was transferred to Kalaignar TV via a number of firms, and was only returned when CBI convicted Raja in the 2G spectrum case. Grover made several allegations on Raja and the firms that were involved in this case, but his arguments remained inconclusive. The hearing will now take place on July 27.

Nine firms, A Raja, Dayalu Ammal, Kanimozhi and 16 other people are facing trial in the 2G spectrum case. Enforcement Directorate field a charge sheet against all the alleged people on April 25, 2014 under Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

The court had framed charges against the alleged people including A Raja on October 31, 2014 saying that he along with Dayalu, Kanimozhi, and others was involved in the 2G spectrum case and illegal transfer of Rs. 200 crore to Kalaignar TV.

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Jobins Tom
June 2, 2015 1:14 pm 1:14 PM

I think 3G service via ICRA is bigger scam than 2G spectrum scam.

June 2, 2015 2:12 pm 2:12 PM

Very true

Adithya Vardhan Tirunagari
June 2, 2015 1:27 pm 1:27 PM

The courts will decide what is scam and legal.

June 2, 2015 10:27 am 10:27 AM

It is better to give spectrum free or illiagally ….so that companies give cheaper data plans to subscribers. What benifit does subscriber get if spectrum is sold at high price through auction? answer is nothing but data price that burns a big hole in your pocket.

sanjit roy
June 2, 2015 1:20 pm 1:20 PM

@sachin: hey take a look to mts they got cheap spectrum in the efficient 800 mhz band, are they giving us cheap data plans?? If want free data then Somalia is fit for u!

June 2, 2015 12:38 pm 12:38 PM

Nice and true commant bri

June 2, 2015 12:15 pm 12:15 PM

development of country other than telecom stupid