Zee News editors Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia have finally submitted their voice samples to Delhi Police in connection with a case of extortion from JSPL.
The Supreme Court had directed the editors to submit their voice samples earlier in July and later the samples were submitted on July 24.
If voice samples will match with the previously recovered evidences, they will work as the scientific evidences against two editors, said experts.
Other than these two editors, Former Zee group chairman Subhash Chandra is also a main accused in the case.
Chandra also faces the charges for being involved in the extortion conspiracy.
Earlier,Chaudhary and Ahluwalia have filed a petition in the court, demanding copy of the text to be read.
However,rejecting petitioners demand to have the copy of text in advance, the apex court said that they don’t need to read the disputed paragraph, however investigation officer and Director CFSL will decide the exact words the Zee news editors will read for the samples.
According to jantakareporter.com, in the last hearing, when CBI judge Vinod Kumar asked him ‘if he agrees that it was the voice of Sudhir Chaudhary and Samir Ahluwalia in the video’, the lawyer answered in affirmative before adding that Jindal Steel and Power Limited was not providing the transcript of the conversation.
Chaudhary and Ahluwalia were arrested in 2012 after a complaint by Jindal’s firm that they had demanded Rs 100 crore in lieu of not airing negative news against the firm.