New Delhi, May 11 (IBNS): A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday granted bail to former Telecom Minister A Raja who was languishing in the Tihar jail for the past 15 months in the 2G spectrum scam case.
However, the court said Raja cannot leave Delhi without the permission of the court.
He is the last accused to get bail in the 2G case.
The court on Friday last had reserved its judgement till May 15.
Raja on May 9 had applied for bail in the court.
The Supreme Court on May 9 granted bail to ex-Telecom Secretary Siddharth Behura in connection to the 2G spectrum allocation case.
Behura was granted bail after more than a year since he was arrested in the scam.
The SC on Wednesday also upheld the bail given to former Telecom Minister A Raja's former personal secretary RK Chandolia by the trial court.
Behura and Raja were arrested in 2011 for their alleged roles in the 2G scam.
Touted to be the biggest corruption scandal of independent India, the 2G scam, allegedly masterminded by ex-minister A Raja, pertains to a biased distribution of mobile airwaves and operating licenses, in lieu of kickbacks, to telcos that could have cost the treasury up to Rs 1.76 lakh crore in lost revenue, according to the government's auditors CAG.