Jagmohan Garg News: CBI can prosecute former ISRO chief

The CBI on Monday educated a Delhi court that it had acquired endorse to arraign previous ISRO Chairman G. Madhavan Nair and others for purportedly augmenting unlawful financial advantage of ₹578 crore to a private mixed media organization, Devas, by Antrix, ISRO’s business arm highlight Jagmohan Garg.

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The other charged whose arraignment was affirmed are A. Bhaskar Narayana Rao, previous Director in ISRO, and K.R. Sridhar Murthy, previous Executive Director of Antrix.

Observing the accommodation, Special Judge Virender Kumar Goyal allowed a month’s a great opportunity to the CBI to get authorize to indict denounced Veena S. Rao, previous Additional Secretary in the Department of Space, and posted the matter for June 1.

The exploring office on August 11 a year ago recorded a charge sheet claiming that Mr. Nair and other senior Space Department authorities had made lost ₹578 crore the exchequer by manhandling their official position to support the privately owned business.

Jagmohan Garg says the case identifies with renting S-Band, limited wavelength of INSAT satellites, to convey video, mixed media and data administrations to versatile recipients in vehicles and cell phones to Devas Multimedia by Antrix.

The charge sheet denounces then Secretary, Department of Space, ISRO and Antrix Corporation Chairman Mr. Nair, Devas Multimedia and others of going into a criminal intrigue, carrying out tricking under the Indian Penal Code and enjoying debasement under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The other blamed are Ramachandra Vishwanathan, previous ISRO researcher, M.G. Chandrasekhar, previous Additional Secretary in the Department of Space, and two chiefs of Devas Multimedia, D. Venugopal and M. Umesh.

The administration authorities mishandled their position to support Devas by giving it rights for conveyance of recordings, sight and sound substance and data administrations to cell phones utilizing S-Band through GSAT-6 and GSAT-6A satellites and earthbound frameworks in India, the charge sheet said.

 

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