DMK chief Karunanidhi's wife chargesheeted in 2G scam case

Complaint also filed against DMK MP Kanimozhi, others

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a complaint against former communications minister A. Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others in a special court over a money-laundering case linked to the 2G spectrum scam.

The ED also named DMK chief M Karunanidhi's 84-year-old wife Dayalu Ammal and Swan Telecom (now Etisalat DB) promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka as accused in the case, in which it alleged Rs 200 crores was paid by Balwa and Goenka to DMK-run Kalaignar TV.

The complaint, before special judge O.P. Saini, named 10 individuals and nine companies as accused. Kusegaon Fruits and Vegetables directors Asif Balwa and Rajiv Aggarwal, Bollywood producer Karim Morani and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar were also named as accused. The judge fixed April 30 for taking cognisance of the complaint.

( Source : dc correspondent )
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