Telephone Exchange Case: Madras High Court Rejects Maran Brothers

The CBI had on 9 December 2016 filed a charge sheet against Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi, among others, for allegedly using 764 high-speed data lines at the former's residence which were used by Sun TV channel, causing a loss of Rs 1.78 crore to the state exchequer.

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The CBI had charged the Maran brothers and five others of illegally obtaining more than 760 telephone connections when Dayanidhi Maran was the Union Telecom Minister.

BSNL telephone exchange case: Madras High Court rejects Maran brothers’ plea to quash charges

A Central Bureau of Investigation court had framed the charges against them in August.

No relief to Maran brothers as Madras HC rejects plea to quash charges in illegal telephone exchange case - In a big blow to the Maran brothers, the Madras High Court on Friday rejected the plea made by Kalanithi and Dayanidhi Maran.

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Maran had argued that the restriction to have only three connections would apply only to MPs as per the Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament Act and not to a Cabinet minister.

BSNL telephone exchange scam case: Madras HC rejects Maran brothers’ plea to quash CBI charges

Marans brothers were charged with causing a loss of Rs 1.78 crore to the exchequer by using 700 telecom lines allegedly installed at Maran’s residences in Chennai city, one at the Boat Club and the other at Gopalapuram.

Illegal Telephone Exchange Case: Madras HC Rejects Plea by Maran Brothers | LatestLY

In September, Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanidhi Maran had told the Madras High Court that charges framed against them in a case of alleged setting up of illegal telephone exchanges were 'lame and shame.' Illegal Telephone Exchange Case: Madras HC Rejects Plea by Maran Brothers.

Madras High Court rejects Maran brothers' plea to quash charges in illegal telephone exchange case - Firstpost

The CBI has alleged that Dayanidhi Maran misused his official position and got private telephone exchanges installed at his various residences here which were used for business transactions of the Sun Network.

Madras HC Rejects Plea by Maran Brothers To Quash Charges in Illegal Telephone Exchange Case

The Madras High Court had on October 25 reserved its order on the petitions filed by Maran brothers challenging the framing of charges against them and others by a CBI court in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case.