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Press Trust Of India
New Delhi, February 25, 2013
A CBI witness in the 2G telecom spectrum allocation case on Monday identified the signature of Reliance ADAG chairman Anil Ambani on the documents attached to the account opening form of AAA Consultancy Services Co. (P) Ltd which is allegedly an "associate" company of RADAG.


The CBI, in its charge sheet filed on April 2, 2011, had alleged AAA Consultancy Services Co. (P) Limited was one of the associate companies of Reliance ADAG whose group firm Reliance Telecom Limited had used Swan Telecom, an ineligible company, as its front company to get the costly 2G licenses.

Three top executives of Reliance ADAG - Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and Surendra Pipara, along with Reliance Telecom Ltd, Swan Telecom and its promoters Shahid Usman Balwa and Vinod Goenka, are facing trial in the case.

Deposing as a CBI witness, Hasit Shukla, president of Reliance Communications (P) Limited, identified the signatures of Anil Ambani and his wife Tina Ambani on the documents attached to the account opening form of AAA Consultancy Services Co.(P) Ltd.

"I have been shown a photocopy of the account opening form of AAA Consultancy Services Co.(P) Limited for opening current account with ICICI Bank Limited....At page 19 of this document are the photographs of Anil D Ambani and Tina A Ambani with their signatures at points A and B, which I identify.