2G case: Verdict date on September 20, parties to file clarifications
The date of the verdict in the 2G case will be out on September 20. The verdict will be pronounced by the special CBI court at Patiala House, Delhi. The court has directed all parties to be present on September 20 and file their final clarifications.
Hearing in the five year old trial had concluded in April. The verdict was reserved for orders on April 16 2017. The accused in the case include former telecom minister A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi and others.
The court has been hearing three cases - two filed by the CBI and the third by the Enforcement Directorate. The CBI had filed two cases against Raja and others in connection with the scam about six years ago.
In one case, apart from Raja, former telecom secretary Sidharth Behura, Raja's erstwhile private secretary R K Chandolia, Swan Telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka as well as managing director of Unitech Ltd Sanjay Chandra are accused.
In the second case, Essar Group promoters Ravi Ruia and Anshuman Ruia, Loop Telecom promoters Kiran Khaitan and her husband I P Khaitan and Essar Group director Vikash Saraf are facing trial.
Three firms - Loop Telecom Ltd, Loop Mobile India Ltd and Essar Tele Holding Ltd (ETHL) - have been charged in the case.