HC transfers all Aircel-Maxis scam cases involving Chidambaram
All pending matters related to this case will be handled over to Special Judge Kuhar as judge Saini is retiring at the end of September.
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has transferred all cases pertaining to Aircel-Maxis scam, involving P Chidambaram and his son, from Special Judge OP Saini to Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar, who is trying INX-Media cases against the father-son duo.
All pending matters related to this case will be handled over to Special Judge Kuhar from October 1, since judge Saini is getting retired at the end of September.
Judge Kuhar is currently presiding over the special court to try lawmakers in the national capital including Congress leader D K Shivkumar, RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and his family members, former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his family members, among others.
The Supreme Court had appointed Judge Saini to try all cases pertaining to the alleged 2G spectrum allocation scam on a day-to-day basis.
In 2G spectrum case all the accused were acquitted by the special court in December 2017.
Prior to that, the court had also discharged former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi in Aircel maxis case. He had recently granted anticipatory bail to P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram in Aircel maxis case.