2G scam: Behura and Chandolia''s JC extended till March 3

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New Delhi, Feb 22 (PTI) A Delhi court today extended tillMarch 3 the judicial custody of former Telecom SecretarySiddartha Behura and ex-Telecom Minister A Raja''s formerpersonal secretary R K Chandolia, arrested for their allegedrole in the 2G spectrum scam allocation scam.

The judicial custody of both the accused, lodged in TiharJail since February 8, was extended after they were producedbefore Special CBI Judge O P Saini after expiry of theirearlier two weeks'' remand.

"Both the accused are remanded to judicial custody tillMarch 3," the court said, synchronising the duo''s judicialremand with that of Raja and Swan telecom promoter ShahidUsman Balwa, whose judicial custody too ends the same day.

The court fixed February 24 to hear the bail pleas ofChandolia and Balwa.

Meanwhile, Behura too moved the court today for bail andthe court decided to hear the same on February 28.

Behura and Chandolia were arrested along with Raja by theCBI on February 2.

Balwa was arrested on February 8 in Mumbai and had beenflown to Delhi on a transit remand. He was the fourth personto be arrested in the case.

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