R-ADAG distances itself from CBI's action against RIL officials
Mumbai, Sept 11 (UNI) Reliance-Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) today distanced itself from CBI's action accusing top officials of Reliance Infocomm for illegal call-routing (before the split between Ambani brothers) stating that the ''reported CBI criminal case relates to a period prior to the reorganisation when Mukesh Ambani was chairman.'' In a statement, the ADAG said that officials accused by CBI belong to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) controlled by elder Ambani sibling Mukesh.
CBI has registered a case against four senior officials of Reliance Infocomm and some unknown officials of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited for ''masking'' international calls as local ones through a specially designed software.
The CBI named Manoj Modi, the then Director of Reliance Infocomm, Akhil Gupta, the then CEO, A Shankar, the then Head of the company's corporate affairs, Pankaj Panwar, the then Head regulator of the company and other unnamed officials of Reliance and BSNL in its case, the CBI had said.
Further, ADAG spokesperson said, ''Manoj Modi heads RIL's retail business and Shankar Adwal looks after RIL's government relations in Delhi''.
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