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Reliance Telecom, 3 executives to move HC against charges

Last Updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 19:13


New Delhi: Reliance Telecom and its three executives against whom the trial court has framed charges for facing trial in the 2G spectrum scam will move the Delhi High Court for quashing of the charges.
 
A statement from Reliance Telecom said that it would challenge the charges framed against the company and its three executives -- Gautam Doshi (Group Managing Director), Surinder Pipara (Group's President) and Hari Nair (Senior Vice President)-- and also pursue their bail applications in the Supreme Court
 
"With the framing of charges completed, the three Reliance executives will pursue their bail petitions pending before the Supreme Court which are listed for hearing on October 31, 2011," the statement said.
 
The company said the substantive charges framed on Reliance Telecom and three executives remain limited only to the alleged abetment of cheating by others as part of an alleged conspiracy.
 
"No substantive charge has been framed under Section 409 (criminal breach of trust) on Reliance Telecom and three executives," it added.
 
Special CBI judge O P Saini fixed November 11 for commencement of the trial after all the accused refused to plead guilty to various offences.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 19:13
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