If convicted of the charges against them, Raja and others will face a maximum sentence of up to seven years.
Aseervatham Achary deposed before the court that Kanimozhi used to visit Raja’s residential office and used to be widely covered in news bulletins of KTV.
Court deferred the case after counsel for CBI and the accused sought more time.
ED, in its charge sheet, had alleged that the accused were involved in a Rs 200-crore money transaction.
Grover also told the court that the complaint filed by ED and documents annexed along with the charge sheet prima facie show that it was not a genuine business transaction.
The offences entail punishment ranging from six months in jail to life imprisonment.
They have been charged with money laundering a bribe of Rs 200 crore in telecom scam.
Raja and others, including Behura and Chandolia, are facing trial in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case.
Raja also denied CBI’s suggestions that he had written a letter toPM to avoid reference of the matter to EGoM.
Testifying as a witness in the ongoing trial in 2G spectrum allocation case, Raja told the court that he had held many discussions with the then PM and had explained to him framework governing issuance of licences.
The ED had filed a chargesheet against 19 accused, including Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi.
Besides these 14 accused, three telecom firms Swan Telecom Pvt Ltd, Reliance Telecom Ltd and Unitech Wireless Pvt Ltd are also facing trial in case.
The court directed ED to supply all the documents to the accused during the day itself and asked the defence counsel to complete the scrutiny by May 30.
The accused, who appeared in court in pursuance of the summons against them, moved their bail pleas. The matter has been fixed for hearing on May 28.
The accused, who appeared before the court in pursuance to the summons issued against them, moved their bail pleas.