CBI questions former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in BSNL case

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New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday questioned former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in tie with a box of allegedly regulating over 300 high information ability BSNL telecom lines during his Boat House chateau in Chennai.

He seemed for doubt during 11 am during a group domicile in New Delhi and was being examined by a group of officials of Special Task Force of CBI that is doing a review in a case, CBI sources said.

Dayanidhi Maran. AFPDayanidhi Maran. AFP

Dayanidhi Maran. AFP

Maran was called on Monday for doubt though he skipped a scheduled meeting, they said.

He approached a Madras High Court seeking halt anticipatory bail that was postulated to him on Tuesday.

Earlier, a Madras High Court had postulated bail to 3 officials of Sun TV, who were arrested by CBI in tie with a case.

They were V Gowthaman, former Additional Private Secretary of Maran, Chief Technical Officer S Kannan and electrician LS Ravi.

CBI has purported scarcely 323 residential lines were allegedly in a name of a BSNL General Manager joining a Boat House chateau of Maran with a bureau of Sun TV by a dedicated subterraneous wire during his reign as a Telecom Minister.

The sources pronounced these lines were not typical write lines though dear ISDN, able of carrying outrageous data, so facilitating faster delivery of TV news and programmes opposite a globe.

The examine had started in 2011, scarcely 4 years after removing complaints that a ‘virtual’ write sell was allegedly set-up during a afterwards Telecom Minister’s residence for facilitating information send from Sun TV.

It filed a rough exploration in 2011, they said.

CBI had in a news to a Telecom Secretary purported these lines were for use of vast blurb enterprises to accommodate special needs such as video conferencing or delivery of outrageous volume of digital information for that complicated price is charged though Sun TV got it for free.