The court decision came in the 2G scam, which is considered one of the biggest scandals in the country. The court of Patiala, when announcing an important decision, the former minister of telecommunications A Raja, the parliamentarian of DMK Kanimozhi has acquitted all the defendants on Thursday. The scam was reported as Rs. 1 lakh 76 thousand crores.
After the court decision, the lawyer came out and said there is not enough evidence against the defendant in court, there is no evidence that the money is passed between the two parties. The lawyer said the judge read the decision in a single line and said that all the defendants are acquitted.
According to the lawyer’s statement, the proceedings of the court began at 10.30 a.m., but due to the crowd, the defendants could not go to court. Then the action was postponed for a while. After the trial started at 11 o’clock, the judge said that the evidence against the defendant is not enough, that they are acquitted. Meanwhile, supporters of Kanimozhi and A Raja were present at the court. When the decision came, the applause was presented in court.
The court, which was specifically considering the cases related to the 2G scam, had ordered that all the defendants, including Raja, Kanimozhi and others, appear before him on Thursday for the verdict. The hearing on the Spectrum 2-G scam began in 2011 when the court had set charges against 17 defendants. The charges have been settled in the accusations.
May 16, 2007: DMK leader A. Raja has been appointed telecommunications minister for the second time.
October 25, 2007: the central government rejects the possibility of auctioning 2G spectrum for mobile services.
September-October 2008: Spectrum licenses granted to telecommunications companies.
November 15, 2008: the Central Vigilance Commission finds fault with its initial report and recommends measures against some officials of the Ministry of Telecommunications.
October 21, 2009: the CBI records the case for the investigation of the 2G spectrum case
October 22, 2009: CBI raided offices of the Telecom Department in connection with the case
November 2010: the opposition stalled the proceedings of the parliament on the demand for the dismissal of Minister of Telecommunications A Raja.
November 14, 2010: Raja resigns.
November 15, 2010: the Minister of Human Resources Development, Kapil Sibal, received an additional charge from the Ministry of Telecommunications.
November 2010: there is a confrontation in parliament regarding the demand to establish a JPC to investigate the allocation of 2G spectrum.
December 13, 2010: The Department of Telecommunications notifies the retired Supreme Court judge, the Shivraj V Patil Committee, for observing the spectrum assignment policies and policies. He was asked to deliver the report to the telecommunications minister.
December 24 and 25, 2010: The CBI has been questioned by the CBI.
January 31, 2011: The CBI again interrogated Raja for the third time. A member of the Patil Committee presented his report
February 2, 2011: Raja, former telecommunications secretary Siddhartha Behura, and Raja’s former private secretary R K Chandolia were arrested by the CBI in the case of 2G spectrum.