2G Scam: CBI Seeks Daily Hearings On Its Acquittal Appeal


2G Spectrum Case: ASG Sanjay Jain appearing before CBI said a schedule needs to be established.

New Delhi:

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a petition with the Delhi Supreme Court to request a daily hearing of its appeals in the Delhi Supreme Court to expedite the case.

The filing stated that appeals relate to the case known as the “2G Spectrum Scam Case”, which is of major public interest and concerns honesty in public life and integrity issues among public servants, with national and international implications, an early settlement of the said appeals is in the interest of justice.

The case concerns the interest of the general public and it was for this reason that the Supreme Court oversaw the investigation and trial. With the above in mind, it is desirable in the interest of the judiciary that pleas about leave on appeal are resumed daily, according to the plea.

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Additional Advocate General (ASG) Sanjay Jain appearing before the CBI argued that a schedule would be established for appeal arguments.

Yogesh Khanna’s bank in an order passed on August 2, 2022, after exhausting the said submissions, list for arguments on leave to appeal on September 22 and 23, 2022.

The CBI stated that the pleadings on the aspect of granting leave of appeal in the present series of cases started with a hearing in 2018 and CBI closed its pleadings in the case on 15 January 2020, after which the respondents were invited to express their views. to serve. however, arguments limited to the aspect that started on February 7, 2020 could not be finalized due to supernatant circumstances arising from the COVID-19 situation.

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Further, given the objections of the defendants to the request for an early hearing, it began that the court heard both parties in detail and finally issued its verdict on November 29, granted the said request for early hearing and on October 5, the list of commissioned the petitions. , 2020 at 2:30 p.m. for daily hearing. After that, the current set of cases was brought before the Court on different dates, but for some reason the same could not be heard in court.

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The Delhi High Court is currently investigating an appeal filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against the acquittal of all accused, including former telecoms minister A Raja in the 2G spectrum scam case.

‘Leave to appeal’ is a formal permission granted by a court to a party to challenge a decision in a higher court. In December 2017, a special CBI court acquitted DMK politicians A Raja, Kanimozhi and 15 others involved in the 2G spectrum allocation scam.



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