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Delhi court to record statements of former Telecom Minister A Raja


April 21, 2014 - New Delhi

A Delhi court on Monday set May 5 for recording of statements of the former Telecom Minister A Raja along with 15 others facing trail in 2G spectrum scam.

After the accused sought more time to answer 1,718 questions that runs into 824 pages, a special CBI judge OP Saini fixed May 5 for recording of the statements. While giving time, the judge said that time will not be given in between and it has to go in bullet speed.

It may be recalled that that the stage for the trial in the case involving Raja and 16 others, which had started on November 11, 2011, was set after the court had framed charges against the 17, including three telecom firms, named in the first two charge sheets saying there was sufficient prima facie evidence against them. The proceedings in the case, conducted by the special CBI court set up exclusively to deal with the 2G spectrum case, is also being monitored by the Supreme Court.

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