New Delhi, Dec 21: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are likely to challenge a special court’s verdict acquitting all accused, including former telecom minister A Raja and DMK MP Kanimozhi, in the alleged 2G spectrum allocation scam.Also Read - ED Raids Former Karnataka Minister Roshan Baig, Congress MLA Zameer Over IMA Ponzi Scam

Pronouncing the verdict, special court judge OP Saini said that the CBI, which was probing the case, had “no clue what it was investigating”. | 2G Scam: All You Need to Know Also Read - Tamil Nadu Assembly Elections: DMK's A Raja Barred From Campaigning For 48 Hours Over Derogatory Remarks Against EPS

The central investigating agency said that it will decide on its future course of action after reading the detailed judgement in the alleged multi-thousand crore rupee scam. Also Read - DMK Leader A Raja Apologises as CM Palaniswami Turns Emotional Over 'Offensive' Remark

“We are waiting for the detailed judgement. Once we receive the copy we will examine it and take legal opinion and then decide on our next course of action,” Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said. “Today’s judgement has been prima facie examined and it appears that evidence adduced to substantiate charges by the prosecution has not been appreciated in its proper perspective by the learned court. CBI will be taking necessary legal remedies in the matter,” a CBI statement added.  (Also Read: 2G Scam Verdict: Highlights of Special CBI Court’s Judgement)

An Enforcement Directorate officia said that the agency will discuss its course of action after holding a meeting with senior officials after looking at the detailed verdict. Sources said both the CBI and ED may approach the higher court challenging the verdict. (Also Read: Massive Propaganda Against UPA Was Without Any Foundation: Manmohan Singh on 2G Verdict)

The alleged scam in the issuance of licences and allocation of 2G spectrum by the Department of Telecom occurred during the Congress-led UPA government’s first tenure in 2008 but was widely reported in 2010 following a report by then Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) Vinod Rai.