nation and entrusted to accused A. Raja, which was under his control as Minister of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), hence a public servant, bycorrupt or illegal means by misusing his position, as a public servant, obtained for himself and for the other accused persons pecuniary advantage. All the accusedpersons are involved in these serious and grave offences and are liable to be tried andpunished under the various provisions of The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 [for brief 'PCA'].
It is further alleged that the documents with the Petitioner, some of them included and published in his recent book “Corruption and CorporateGoverance in India: Satyam, Spectrum and Sundaram (Har AnandPublishers, 2009), as well as those available as public documents fromthe CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation), ED (Enforcement Directorate),CVC (Central Vigilance Commissioner) and CAG (Comptroller and Auditor General) and from RTI (Right to Information) applications, make out astrong prima facie case of corruption, of
fraud and gross illegalities carried out byaccused No. 1 A. Raja [alongwith his co-conspirators] as per CAG Report
It is further alleged that : (a) at all releavant times in 2007-2008,accused A. Raja was Union Minister of Communications and InformationTechnology. He ceased to be so when he resigned from the post onNobember 14, 2010, and which was immediately accepted by the Presidentof India on recommendation of the Prime Minister.(b) Thus, at all relevant times till resignation, accused A. Raja was a publicservant within the meaning of Section 2(c) of the Prevention of CorruptionAct 1988, more particularly Section 2(c)(i) and (viii).(c) On 14.11.2010, the accused ceased to be a Union Minister and hence,no more entitled to the safeguard of Sanction under Section 19 of the PCA.
It is further alleged that the matter comes within the scope of Sections13(1)(c), (d) and (e) of the PCA. It arises primarily from the awarding byaccused A. Raja and his co-conspirators, of new Unified Access Service