Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court

Justice Sunil Gaur's decision came on the appeals by RIL and its then Group President V Balasubramanian, Vice President AN Sethuraman, and General Manager (corporate affairs) Shankar Adawal against the trial court order.

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Trial Court Order Prosecuting Reliance Officials Set Aside By Delhi Court

The trial court order was passed 14 years after the FIR or First Information Report was lodged in 1998


New Delhi: 

The Delhi High Court Thursday set aside a trial court order allowing criminal prosecution of Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and its then three senior officials for allegedly possessing secret documents pertaining to cabinet meetings on economic matters.

Justice Sunil Gaur's decision came on the appeals by RIL and its then Group President V Balasubramanian, Vice President AN Sethuraman, and General Manager (corporate affairs) Shankar Adawal against the trial court order.

The trial court order was passed 14 years after the FIR or First Information Report was lodged in 1998.

It had said that a prima facie case was made out against RIL and the officials under the Official Secrets Act (OSA).

The case relates to recovery of four secret documents pertaining to government policies on subjects of interest to Reliance Industries Ltd from the company's office in New Delhi.



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