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2G money laundering: Court records statements of five accused


New Delhi: A court here on Thursday recorded the statements of five accused, including four companies, in connection with money laundering related to the 2G spectrum allocation case.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini recorded the statements of four firms — Dynamix Realty, Eversmile Construction, Conwood Construction and Developers, Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables — and Kusegaon director Asif Balwa.

A draft copy of the questionnaire containing 400 questions was supplied to the accused on March 4, which they had to answer as part of their statement in the case.

On Tuesday, the court recorded the statement of former telecom minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and three other accused in the case.

The statements of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal and five others were recorded on Wednesday.

The court is likely to record on Friday the statement of the other three remaining accused, Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables director Rajiv Agarwal, DB Realty, and Nihar Construction.

The court on February 26 concluded recording of statements of prosecution witnesses.

It had on October 31, 2014, framed charges of money laundering against Raja, Kanimozhi and the others.