PM endorsed all 2G policy decisions: Shahid Balwa
New Delhi, Aug 1: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Monday told a Delhi court that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, then external affairs minister Pranab Mukherjee and then Solicitor General Goolam E. Vahanvati were aware of all the policy decisions taken in the 2G scam.
"All the decisions related to the 2G policies were endorsed by the prime minister," Majid Memon, counsel for Balwa, told Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge O.P. Saini.
"Moreover, there was a discussion between the then external affairs minister and the then solicitor general on the 2G policies in which they discussed each and every point," Memon added.
He added that former telecom minister A. Raja wrote Dec 26, 2007 a letter to the prime minister which mentioned the decisions taken regarding the allocation of the spectrum licenses.
"If that letter is brought before the court, it would falsify the CBI's case," Memon said, accusing the agency of not placing all the documents before the court. IANS
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