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HC notice to Maran brothers in 'illegal' telephone exchange

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The today issued notice to all respondents in the alleged illegal case on a petition by CBI challenging the order of

discharge of former Union and others.

When the petition by CBI came up, Justice G Jaichandran directed issuance of notice to all those involved in the case, returnable by June 20.

A special had in March last discharged Dayanidhi Maran, his brother and others accused in the case.

S Natarajan had allowed the petitions filed by the Maran brothers and others seeking their discharge, holding that there was no prima facie case against them.

The CBI had alleged that an illegal private was set up at the Chennai residence of during 2004-06 when he was the and it was used for the business transactions involving the Sun Network owned by his brother

The central agency had alleged that had caused a loss of Rs 1.78 crore to the exchequer.

Other accused who have been discharged are former BSNL K Brahmanathan, former M P Velusamy, Dayanidhi Maran's Gauthaman and some officials.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 17:30 IST