The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini deferred its order on the issue on Monday, but said it will now do so Oct 31. DMK MP Kanimozhi, and DMK chief M. Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal, are among the co-accused.
Charges have already been filed against them, as also Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables directors Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Bollywood producer Karim Morani, and Kalaignar TV directors Sharad Kumar and P. Amirthan.
Among the companies named in the case are Swan Telecom, Kusegaon Realty, Cineyug Media and Entertainment, Kalaignar TV, Dynamix Realty, Eversmile Construction Company, Conwood Construction and Developers, DB Realty and Nihar Construction.
The accused have been booked under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.