The agency challenged the order passed by special judge O P Saini on the ground that he “ignored the gravity of offence” and “committed grave error” by acquitting the accused under sections of Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
A bench of Justices Arun Misra and Naveen Sinha also directed the Centre to file a status report on investigation into the 2G spectrum scam and related cases arising out of it, including the Aircel-Maxis deal, in two weeks
Raja said that officers in the CBI, which investigated the case, asked after his arrest: "What is 2G?" He also suggested what the apex court should have done if it wanted to know what happened in 2G spectrum allocations.
2G case verdict: It is a moral victory for the Congress because the court has held that there was no corrupt motive involved and the whole theory of loss is totally irrelevant. On both these counts, we have been vindicated: Sibal