A Raja granted spectrum illegally: Enforcement Directorate

Public Prosecutor Anand Grover making his submissions stated that a conspiracy was hatched by Raja and other accused and Rs 200 crore was the “proceed of crime”.

By: Express News Service | Amitabh Sinha & Anubhuti Vishnoinew Delhi | Updated: June 2, 2015 2:39 am

Commencing the final arguments in the alleged 2G spectrum money laundering case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday told the special 2G court that former Telecom Minister A Raja had “illegally” granted 2G spectrum licences to ineligible firms in lieu of which Rs 200 crore was allegedly transferred to Kalaignar TV, owned by DMK supremo M Karunanidhi’s family.

Special Public Prosecutor Anand Grover making his submissions stated that a conspiracy was hatched by Raja and other accused and Rs 200 crore was the “proceed of crime”. He further alleged that “the conspiracy was hatched by A Raja and others, including the companies, for illegally granting telecom licences to ineligible firms.” The arguments today remained inconclusive and would continue on July 27.

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