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Aircel-Maxis cases: All charges dropped against Maran brothers

After the order was passed, Dayanidhi said the cases were fabricated by CBI without any evidence

Dayanidhi Maran & Kalanithi Maran
Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi Maran

A trial court on Thursday discharged former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others in the Aircel-Maxis deal cases lodged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED). However, the order would not have any effect on the two accused Malaysian nationals — Ralph Marshall and T Ananda Krishnan — as the court had segregated the trial against them. The order was passed by Special Judge O P Saini, who is dealing with the 2G spectrum allocation scam cases. After the order, Dayanidhi said, “The cases ...