CHENNAI: Former Union minister Dayanidhi Maran appeared before a CBI court in Madras on Friday in reference to anbanned telephone exchange case.
Kalanidhi Maran, who was also to seem within the court, rapt a note below Section 317 of the CrPC through his counsel to dispense together with his look citing health reasons.
After XIV special decide for CBI cases recorded the looks of all alternative defendant within the case, an application below Section 207 of CrPC was touched by the Maran brothers claiming that over 20 documents provided by the CBI at the side of the chargesheet were undecipherable and also the data provided within the documents couldn’t be discovered.
They additionally requested the decide to put off framing of charges until readable documents are provided to them.
Besides a note below Section 317, Kalanidhi additionally touched a separate petition below Section 205 of the CrPC seeking to for good dispense together with his look within the case. Ordering notice to the CBI on the applications, the decide adjourned the case to August eleven for any hearing.
According to the CBI, Dayanidhi Maran, throughout the check amount of June 2004 to December 2006, once he was Union minister for communication and data technology, victimised his workplace and put in a non-public work at his residences in Madras and utilized the ability for business transactions involving Sun Network.
It aforementioned he had caused a loss of Rs one.78 large integer to the funds. quite 700 telecommunication lines were put in at their residences in yacht club and Gopalapuram, the agency charged.
Among the suspect were former BSNL chief K Brahmnathan, former deputy chief M P Velusamy and Dayanidhi Maran’s personal secretary Gauthaman. once a lull, Sun Network personnel Kannan and Ravi, besides Gowthaman, were in remission by the CBI in Jan 2015 in reference to the case.