I-T team from Chennai to quiz Raja tomorrow

An Income Tax Department from Chennai will question the former Telecom Minister A Raja in Tihar jail tomorrow in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam.

The two-member team led by an Additional Commissioner rank officer will quiz Mr. Raja in the afternoon at the jail complex where he is presently in the judicial custody.

Special CBI judge OP Saini had allowed the IT Department's application seeking permission to question Mr. Raja and six others on July 21.

Sources stated that the questioning of Mr. Raja tomorrow will be restricted to the financial details about his family and those transactions for which was he was personally held liable.

The I-T Department had earlier moved three separate applications seeking interrogation of Mr. Raja in connection with his family income.

The other applications pertained to the request for questioning Swan telecom promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka and three Reliance ADAG top officials- Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and Surendra Pipira.

Mr. Balwa and others will be later on questioned by Income Tax team from Mumbai regarding his connections with Etisalat DB.

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