Satyam scam: Examination of Raju, others adjourned to July 26

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Hyderabad, July 23 (ANI): A local court on Friday adjourned the case of examination of former Chairman of Satyam Computers B Ramalinga Raju through a questionnaire and nine other accused in the multi-crore financial scam to July 26.

The XXI Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Court also dismissed the application of Ch Srisailam to hear the accused before examination and framing of charges.

Magistrate BVLN Chakravarti, in his orders said the application is devoid of any merits and liable to be dismissed.

The court wants to examine all the accused with regard to the allegations mentioned against them by the CBI in two separate chargesheets before commencing the trial.

Apart from Raju, other accused include-Ramaraju, V Srinivas, Gopalakrishnan, T Srinivas, B Suryanarayana Raju, G Ramakrishna, D Venkatapathi Raju, Srisailam Chetkuru and VSP Gupta.

The Andhra Pradesh High Court had on January 18 dismissed a revision petition of Raju and two others, challenging a lower court's order remanding them to police custody.

Raju, who resigned as chairman of Satyam Computer Services Ltd. has been charged for his role in a Rs 7,100 crore financial scam. (ANI)

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