- Apprentice Lawyer
The Delhi High Court is hearing the appeals preferred by the Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate against the acquittal of A Raja and others in the 2G scam case. After the retirement of Justice Brijesh Sethi, the appeals are before Justice Yogesh Khanna.
Live updates of the hearing today feature on this page.
Request is made for everyone else to mute their mic.
I wish to make a submission. Even though record is voluminous, yesterday it was said that leave to appeal can be disposed of through virtual hearing : Advocate Vijay Aggarwal
Can't I argue?: ASG Jain
Please permit me to make submissions to the Court: Advocate Aggarwal
Aggarwal reads judgement saying while granting leave to appeal, the court must consider the relevant material and sworn testimonies.
Aggarwal points out an order passed in the present appeal.
The court has to look at all relevant material, testimonies. I want to point out the nature of case record: Aggarwal
What do you want to say? I know these have to be seen: Court
The trial court record has not come to High Court. See the voluminous record: Aggarwal
Aggarwal states that the record runs in thousands of pages and the e-record does not contain everything.
There are a number of government files that run in thousands of pages. Court has to be see the original files: Aggarwal
It is next to impossible to hear this matter through video conferencing: Aggarwal
Everyday we appear in VC. I'm a personal fan but in this case there is voluminous material and it is not humanly possible: Aggarwal
Before starting anything, we should complete the record. 6,500 pages are not on record: Aggarwal
I want to have a feel of this case today..if I have difficulty in VC, I will say. Opening of courts is also not far away: Justice Khanna
ASG Jain starts reading the judgement.
This is the judgement acquitting all 2G accused.. this background of case is pretty much the same which found mention in Supreme Court order on court monitored trial: ASG Jain
I will read the background of the matter from the impugned order. It is very important to understand in what context the policy was formulated and the criminality of the matter: ASG Jain
Jain starts reading the background from the judgement.
Jain reads the portion on new telecom policy on issuance of license and allocation of spectrum for affordable communication services for citizens.
License fee based on revenue share was contemplated.. : ASG Jain continues to read.
Mr Jain has some internet problem. If the court allows, should I read? : Advocate Ripudaman
Your voice is also not clear: Justice Khanna
Your voice is breaking: One of the counsel in the meeting.
Yes, yes. There's some problem: Justice Khanna