Five corporate executives, named as accused by the CBI in the 2G scam, were on Wednesday arrested and taken to Tihar Jail after a Delhi court rejected their bail pleas, saying the agency's apprehensions that they may tamper with evidence and influence witnesses cannot be ruled out.
The special court presided by Additional Sessions Judge O P Saini dismissed the interim bail applications of the five in which they had sought protection from arrest for the next seven days on grounds that they had to make arrangements to manage their business responsibilities in their absence.
The court had on April 15 reserved its order on the bail applications of Swan Telecom Director Vinod Goenka, Unitech Wireless (Tamil Nadu) Ltd Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, and three top officials of Reliance ADA Group - Gautam Doshi, Surendra Pipara and Hari Nair.
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