New Delhi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday deferred its decision on the bail plea by DMK parliamentarian Kanimozhi, named a co-conspirator in the 2G spectrum allocation case to Saturday. Special CBI Judge OP Saini said the case will be taken up Saturday.

Earlier in the day DMK MP Kanimozhi along with Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar appeared before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Friday in connection with the 2G spectrum case and applied for bail.

Kanimozhi, daughter of DMK chief Karunanidhi, who was named as co-conspirator in the supplementary chargesheet of the CBI, looked calm and composed as she arrived at the court of special judge OP Saini at Patiala House. She was accompanied by several MPs of her DMK party.

All the 14 named in the first and supplementary chargesheets of the CBI in the 2G scam were supposed to appear before the court on Friday, but Karim Morani of Cineyug Films got an exemption as he is admitted in Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital. His bail application will be heard on May 10.

Among those present in court were DMK MP and former communications minister A Raja, who is currently lodged in jail, as well as Vinod Goenka of Swan Telecom, Sanjay Chandra of Unitech and three officials of Reliance ADAG: Gautam Doshi, Hari Nair and Surendra Pipara.

Raja's personal aide RK Chandolia, former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura and Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, chargesheeted by the CBI, were also in court.

Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal was listed as a witness.

A sitting Rajya Sabha member, Kanimozhi was named as co-conspirator along with Sharad Kumar, Morani, and Asif Balwa and Rajiv B. Agarwal of Kusegaon Realty.

Among the accused, Raja, Chandolia, Behura, Shahid Balwa, Asif Balwa, Agarwal, Goenka, Chandra, Doshi, Nair and Pipara are in judicial custody.

The case relates to alleged irregularities in the allocation of airwaves to telecom operators that caused huge losses to the national exchequer.

(Agencies)