No criminality found in intercepted conversations of Niira Radia: CBI to SC

The CBI is expected to file a status report before the court takes up the matter on October 12

Niira Radia

Niira Radia

Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
In a relief to former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told the Supreme Court on Wednesday that no incriminating evidence was found in her taped conversations with politicians, industrialists, journalists and government officials.

The court was hearing a writ petition filed by industrialist Ratan Tata, who had demanded an investigation into the leak of audio tapes, saying they violated his right to privacy. The court had ordered a CBI inquiry into the audio tapes involving Radia in 2013. 

Additional Solicitor General Aishwarya Bhati, appearing for the CBI, told the Bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud, P S Narasimha, and Hima Kohli that the outcome of the court-ordered investigation by the CBI was submitted in 2015 in a

First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 10:04 PM IST

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