Teams of CBI officials conducted raids simultaneously in A Raja's residences at Perambalur house in central Tamil Nadu and his official residence at Motilal Nehru Marg in central Delhi.
During the search, A Raja's personal dairies were seized by CBI officials that is expected to contain details of the scam and exposes the connection between politicians, journalists, bureaucrats and corporate officials.
Government officials said that the three dairies, seized from A Raja's residence carries a number of business details in Tamil and English along with names of related personnel from 2003 to 2010. This will lead the CBI to have a better understanding of the nexus that went into making of the 2G spectrum multi-crore scam.
The high-level committee headed by Union Home Secretary G K Pillai, gave permission to conduct raids in the national capital and Chennai residences of A Raja.
“Wiping off financial details from banks, companies and personal records is an impossible job. In the raids we have even recovered many accusing documents. The dairies which has made the case stronger on Raja for CBI interrogation, will help us to narrow down further in the case and later it could even be an evidence," a CBI official said.
CBI sources said, “the diary contains names of a few hawala dealers who may had exported money to foreign countries."
A day before CBI raided Raja's associates residence, including Department of Telecom deputy director-general A K Srivastava, former Telecom Commission member (technical) K Sridhara, besides those of Chandolia and Behura.