A Raja, former telecom minister and prime accused in the 2G spectrum scam, got bail from a CBI special court on Tuesday and walked out after 15 months in jail.
Raja emerged from the Tihar Jail to slogan-shouting and bursting of crackers by DMK workers. The 49-year-old MP drove to his Motilal
Nehru Marg home in the capital and was ushered in with an aarti amid the beating of drums and distribution of sweets.
Raja, who was forced to resign as minister in November 2010, was the first accused to be arrested in the 2G scam — India’s biggest corruption case — and the last one to apply for and get bail.
Thirteen other accused are already out of jail.… Continue reading