Five other accused in the case also appeared before the 13th CBI Special Judge Jawahar, who posted the matter to July 28 for framing of charges.
The CBI on December 9, 2016, filed a chargesheet against Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and others for allegedly using 764 high-speed data lines at the former's residence.
S Kannan, Chief technical Assistant of Sun TV; V Gowthaman, former Additional Private Secretary to Dayanidhi Maran; KS Ravi, electrician of Sun TV, and Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited employees KB Brahmadatha and NP Veluchamy, who were also arrayed as accused by the CBI, appeared before the court today. All the accused were given copies of the chargesheet, the CBI said.
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