Friday, August 26, 2011

2G scam: Court allows Dr Subramanian Swamy to conduct own case

2G scam: Court allows Subramanian Swamy to conduct own case

Published on Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 11:50 |  Source : PTI

Updated at Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 11:52
2G scam: Court allows Subramanian Swamy to conduct own case

Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy was today allowed by a Delhi court to conduct his private complaint in the 2G scam.
The court also gave him time for filing an application which seeks to make then Finance Minister P Chidambaram an accused in the case as the matter is pending in the Supreme Court.
"Since my application seeking CBI inquiry into the role of Chidambaram in 2G scam is pending before the Supreme Court, it would be in the interest of justice to wait for the apex court's order and then come here (to this court) with the plea to make him (Chidambaram) an accused in the case," Swamy told Special CBI Judge O P Saini.
The Janata Party chief informed the judge that the apex court order on his petition is likely to be delivered on September 1 and than then he would file by September 15 the application seeking to make Chidambaram an accused in the case.
The court fixed the matter for further hearing on September 15.
Swamy, during the last hearing, had complained before the court that the charge sheets field by the CBI did not cover the role of the Chidambaram, who "jointly took important decisions" on allocation of radio waves.
He had also urged the court that he be appointed Special Public Prosecutor to conduct his case himself.
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HindustanTimes Fri,26 Aug 2011
Swamy to conduct his own case in 2G scam
Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, August 26, 2011
Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy was on Thursday allowed by a Delhi court to conduct his private complaint in the 2G scam. The court also gave him time for filing an application which seeks to make then finance minister P Chidambaram an accused in the case as the matter ispending in the Supreme Court.
"Since my application seeking CBI inquiry into the role of Chidambaram in 2G scam is pending before the Supreme Court, it would be in the interest of justice to wait for the apex court's order and then come here (to this court) with the plea to make him (Chidambaram) an accused in the case," Swamy told Special CBI Judge O P Saini.
The Janata Party chief informed the judge that the apex court order on his petition is likely to be delivered on September 1 and than then he would file by September 15 the application seeking to make Chidambaram an accused in the case.
The court fixed the matter for further hearing on September 15.
Swamy, during the last hearing, had complained before the court that the charge sheets field by the CBI did not cover the role of the Chidambaram, who "jointly took important decisions" on allocation of radio waves.
He had also urged the court that he be appointed Special Public Prosecutor to conduct his case himself

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