Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia gets breather in 2G case

Telecom Lead India: Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia has received temporary breather in the 2G spectrum case.

The court will not hear the petition of both Sunil Mittal and Ravi Ruia on April 15.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday, according to a PTI report, has postponed till April 16 the proceedings in the Special CBI court against Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia, who has been summoned as an accused in a corruption case related to allocation of additional 2G spectrum in 2002.

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A bench headed by Chief Justice Altamas Kabir issued notice to CBI seeking its response on the petition filed by Ruia challenging the Special CBI Court’s order summoning him as an accused in the case.

The bench also comprising justices A R Dave and Vikramajit Sen said that it was passing the same order as it had delivered while hearing the petition filed by Sunil Bharti Mittal, CMD of Bharti Airtel, who has also appealed against the trial court order.

The apex court said it will hear Ruia’s petition along with that of Mittal on April 15.


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