BSNL illegal telephone exchange case: Supreme Court dismisses Dayanidhi Maran’s appeal against Madras HC order | India News
The apex courtroom dismissed an enchantment filed by Maran towards a Madras Excessive Court docket order setting apart his discharge within the BSNL unlawful phone change case. The case is to with the arrange of an allegedly unlawful non-public phone change on the residence of Maran throughout 2004-06 when he was the telecom minister, inflicting an alleged lack of Rs 1.78 crore to the exchequer.
In a setback to the previous Union minister and his elder brother Kalanidhi Maran, the Madras excessive courtroom final Wednesday rejected the preliminary objection raised by them towards the enchantment moved by the CBI difficult a particular courtroom’s order discharging them from the decade-old unlawful phone change case.
Justice G Jayachandran remitted again the case to the particular courtroom for CBI instances and directed the courtroom to proceed the trial and full framing of expenses inside 12 weeks. Consequently, all of the seven accused, together with Maran brothers, shall be dealing with the path earlier than the particular courtroom for CBI instances right here. Justice Jaichandran directed a particular CBI courtroom to border expenses and conclude the trial inside 12 months from the date of receipt of copy of the order.
Three months after a particular courtroom for CBI instances discharged former Union minister Maran and his elder brother Kalanidhi Maran from the decade-old unlawful phone change case, the CBI had approached the Madras HC difficult it.
Admitting the legal revision petition, the HC’s Justice Jayachandran ordered discover to Maran brothers and 7 others accused within the case returnable by June 20.
On March 14, particular decide Natarajan stated he was discharging all of the seven accused from the case since there was no prima facie proof to show the fees towards them.
Based on the CBI, Maran, throughout the interval of June 2004 to December 2006, when he was Union minister for communication and knowledge expertise, had misused his workplace and put in a non-public phone change at his residences in Chennai and utilised the power for enterprise transactions involving Solar Community.