Maran Brothers dis­charged

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CHEN­NAI: A Spe­cial CBI court in Chen­nai dis­charged for­mer Tele­com Min­is­ter Dayanidhi Maran, his el­der brother and me­dia baron Kalanithi Maran, two for­mer se­nior of­fi­cers of BSNL, Chen­nai, and three oth­ers in the il­le­gal tele­phone ex­change case. Pass­ing or­ders on pe­ti­tions filed by the ac­cused seek­ing to be dis­charged, the XIV Ad­di­tional Ses­sions Judge (Spe­cial Court for CBI Cases) S Natara­jan said he did not find suf­fi­cient ma­te­rial to frame charges against the Maran brothers and oth­ers in the case.

Mean­while, the CBI will ap­peal in Madras HC the dis­charge of Dayanidhi Maran and Kalanithi.

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