Reliance Infocomm defends itself in Amar''s phone tapping case

New Delhi, Feb 14 (PTI) Reliance Infocomm todayrefuted in the Supreme Court the allegations that it hadillegally tapped former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh''sphone, saying that it had acted "in a bonafide manner".

In a 21-page affidavit, submitted to a bench ofjustices G S Singhvi and A K Ganguly, the telecom companysaid, "It has acted in a bonafide manner and has followed theprescribed procedures."

The company said it has cooperated fully with theDelhi Police in the investigations and had acted with "perfecthonesty and care and caution".

Its response came after the court, in the earlierhearing, pulled up the company and the government in thealleged illegal and unauthorised phone tapping of Amar Singh.

The former SP leader had moved a petition seeking ajudicial inquiry into the "illegal" tapping of his telephoneallegedly at the behest of his political rivals including theCongress party.

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