Govt initiates move to set up special court to try 2G case

New Delhi, Feb 24 (PTI) Government today initiated theprocess of setting up a special court to try the 2G spectrumallocation case following directions by the Supreme Court.

Law Minister M Veerappa Moily has written to Delhi HighCourt Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Chief Minister SheilaDikshit requesting them to take immediate steps in thisregard.

He has asked them to set up a special CBI court whichshould exclusively deal with the trial of the 2G case.

He has requested that the special court should benotified as a sessions court, which will have the power toconduct trial in money laundering cases under the provisionsof the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Moily''s letter followed the Supreme Court direction tothe government on the issue on February 10. (more) PTI NAB

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