ED chargesheets Raja, Kanimozhi, 17 others

New Delhi


A chargesheet was filed in a court here Friday against 19 accused, including former telecom minister A. Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi over money laundering in the 2G spectrum allocation case.

The Enforcement Directorate filed the chargesheet before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge O.P. Saini, who fixed April 30 as the next date of hearing.

The chargesheet named Raja, Kanimozhi, Dayalu Ammal (wife of DMK chief M. Karunanidhi) Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, directors of Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables Pvt Ltd Asif Balwa and Rajiv Agarwal, Bollywood producer Karim Morani, Kalaignar TV director Sharad Kumar and P. Amirthan.

The companies named are Swan Telecom Pvt. Ltd., Kusegaon Realty Pvt. Ltd., Cineyug Media and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., Kalaignar TV Pvt. Ltd., Dynamix Realty, Eversmile Construction Company Private Limited, Conwood Construction and Developers (P) Ltd., DB Realty Ltd. Nihar Construction Pvt. Ltd.

The accused have been booked under various sections dealing with the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. - IANS