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2G Scam Case: Delhi High Court grants ED’s appeal, issues notices to accused

2G Scam Case: Delhi High Court grants ED’s appeal, issues notices to accused

New Delhi: An appeal filed by the Enforcement Directorate(ED) and CBI were granted by Delhi High Court in 2G Scam money laundering case today with the Court issuing notices to all accused in the case. The next hearing of the case is moved to 25 May.

Former Union Telecom Minister A Raja and 18 others were acquitted by last year on 21 December. The ED had then filed an appeal challenging the acquittal of all the accused in the 2g scam case on Monday in the Delhi high court on Monday.

The court had previously ordered the release of attached properties worth Rs 223 crores in the 2G scam case.

ED’s Joint Director Rajeshwar Singh who filed the appeal, said the “special judge committed a grave error by acquitting the accused of the offence under Prevention of Money Laundering Act on the basis of acquittal in the CBI case and without applying mind and considering the PMLA offence as a separate, independent and standalone offence to be tried and adjudicated,” TOI reported.