Supreme Court instructed CBI & ED to put up status report in Rajeshwar Singh’s matter. Before this Apex court had given exemption from any inquiry by ED and CBI against him due to his engagement in investigation of 2G spectrum case.
It is worth to see that Apex court had given protection to Singh by not allowing ED and CBI to act or to make an inquiry against him and to Centre not to transfer him. Interestingly now as in 2G matter, all accused have been set free by lower court, and Supreme court has asked centre to submit status report the further course of action may be decided for Rajeshwar Singh
Apex court on Thursday asked centre about status of this case and said that centre should tell the court that matter is up to what level and what is needs to be done. Justice Aroon Mishra and Justice Shantanagaudar asked Centre to submit the status report of investigation in this matter. This matter is now been listed for hearing on 23rd January.
Additional Solicitar Tushar Mehta who appeared for CBI in this matter said to court that he will submit a brief note to the court about what has been done so far in this case with in 10 days. Subramanian Swamy said few false complaints has been done against this honest Officer. Swamy said that this officer who was investigating high profile Aircel maxis deal had been given protection by apex court and it should be continued.
Court said it will look into matter once Centre files the status report. It is worth to mention here that on last year, 15th December court had asked public prosecutor appearing for CBI, ED and 2G spectrum case to submit status report in this matter.
On November 1, Apex court had stopped centre to act against investigating officer of Aircel maxis deal and 2G spectrum case, Rajeshwar Singh on basis of unknown complaints against him.
Court order had come in view of Rajeshwar Singh’s complaint in which he said that there is conspiracy being done against him to affect these investigations..
He had informed apex court that these kind of complaints have been filed just after action of attachment orders of 1.16 crore in Aircel maxis deal though Rajeshwar Singh’s lawyer had not taken names of accused..
ED had attached properties worth 1.16 crores of Karti Chidambaram son of Former Finance minister P. Chidambaram. He has been accused of associated with a company who was involved in a hawala matter in Aircel maxis deal case.
Court had asked report from ED, CBI and telecom deptt by issuing notice. Rajeshwar singh had asked court to order for CBI inquiry against those who made unknown complaints against him and blammed that this is a conspiracy against him to remove him from 2G case investigation..
Singh had said that he is UP cadre officer who is posted at center in ED on deputation and his promotion can be affected by such unknown complaints.