2G Case: RBI Governor D Subbarao appears in court as prosecution witness

New Delhi, Nov.19 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D Subbarao on Monday appeared in a Delhi court as a prosecution witness in connection with the 2G-spectrum allotment case.

Subbarao, a is a key witness in the case was the Finance Secretary from April 2007 to September 2008, and have said that he had the spectrum fee of around Rs 16oo crore for the whole India license in 2007.

In his statement before the court, Subbarao said that he had written a letter to the then Telecom Secretary D S Mathur on November 22, 2007 questioning the spectrum fee.

"I had also asked how the spectrum fee of Rs 1600 crore, which was fixed in 2001, could be applied in 2007," said Subbarao to the Special CBI Judge O P Saini.

CBI prosecutor A K Singh also showed various files and notes of various departments concerned, including that of Department of Telecom and Ministry of Finance, to Till

Till November 11, the court had recorded statements of 77 CBI witnesses in the case in which the then Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi, former Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura, Raja's erstwhile private secretary R K Chandolia, Swan Telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, three top executives of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (RADAG) have been accused. (ANI)


Get stories like this on the Yahoo app and discover more every day.
Download it now.