Essar’s plea challenging Special 2G court’s jurisdiction dismissed by SC
On 29th September 2015, SC dismissed the plea of Essar Teleholdings Ltd and its promoters challenging the Special CBI court’s jurisdiction to hold trial against them in the 2G Spectrum scam matter.
The bench Chief Justice H L Dattu and justices A K Sikri and R Nariman dismissed the appeals.
The petitioners had contended that as no case is made out against them under Prevention of corruption Act, Special 2G court has no jurisdiction to prosecute them.
The CBI said opposing the plea of the petitioners that the company and its promoters were trying to scuttle the trial that was in an advanced stage.