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2G money laundering case: Court to hear arguments Tuesday

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New Delhi, Sep 18 :

A special court here Thursday fixed Sep 23 for beginning arguments on money laundering related to the allocation of 2G spectrum case against former telecom minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal, and others.

2G-spectrum-baseThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini posted the matter for Sep 23 after the Enforcement Directorate requested the court to grant more time for preparation.

The court permitted Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa to travel abroad. He had moved a fresh application requesting the court to allow him to accompany his son who is getting admitted to Cambridge University in Britain.

Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal, Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt. Ltd. (KFVPL) directors Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Bollywood producer Karim Morani, Kalaignar TV director Sharad Kumar and P. Amirthan have been chargesheeted by the ED in the case.

The companies named in the case are Swan Telecom Pvt. Ltd. (STPL), Kusegaon Realty Pvt. Ltd., Cineyug Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (Cineyug Films), Kalaignar TV (KTV) Pvt. Ltd., Dynamix Realty, Eversmile Construction Company Private Limited, Conwood Construction and Developers (P) Ltd., DB Realty Ltd. and Nihar Construction Pvt. Ltd.

The accused have been booked under various sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

(IANS)