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Delhi CBI court adjourns Kanimozhi's bail hearing till Saturday

May 6, 2011 - New Delhi

A special CBI court on Friday adjourned the hearing on the bail of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP Kanimozhi till Saturday.

Senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani defended Kanimozhi in a special court today, saying that she is only a shareholder in the company. He also said that the entire conspiracy in the spectrum allocation was done by former Telecom Minister A Raja .

Kanimozhi was summoned by the special court along with four others, which had on April 25 taken cognizance of CBI's second chargesheet, discussing their roles in the massive scam.

She has been named as co-conspirator in CBI's second chargesheet in the scam.

Kanimozhi, 43, has been charged with section 7 and 11 of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The chargesheet said the investigation into the case disclosed that money had travelled from DB Realty to Kalaignar TV.

The supplementary chargesheet filed by the investigating agency has also named as co-accused Sharad Kumar of Kalaignar TV, Karim Morani of Cineyug Films, and Asif Balwa and Rajiv B Agarwal of Kusegaon Realty.

The others, who have been arrested so far in connection with this case are former Telecom Minister A Raja, his personal secretary RK Chandolia and former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behuria.


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