Updated: January 9, 2016 2:20:31 am
Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and four others were on Friday chargesheeted by the Enforcement Directorate in the Special 2G court in connection with a money laundering case lodged in the Aircel-Maxis deal.
The ED filed the chargesheet before the special judge OP Saini — in which the agency named the Maran brothers, Kalanithi’s wife Kavery Maran and three others, including two companies. The ED chargesheet comes nine months after the agency attached assets held by the Marans.
The ED had on April 1, 2015 attached assets, estimated at Rs 742.05 crore, held by Dayanidhi Maran, Kalanithi Maran and Kavery Maran in connection with the Aircel Maxis deal case. The court has fixed the chargesheet for consideration on January 18 and asked the agency to place before it the entire set of documents related to the case.
The Marans, have also been chargesheeted by the CBI in the aircel maxis deal case. In addition to the Maran brothers, the CBI has named Kuala Lumpur-based T Ananda Krishnan, and Maxis director Ralph Marshall in the chargesheet for offences under Section 120-B of the Indian Penal Code and under other relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
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