New Delhi:  A Delhi court has issued summons to a former director of Devas Multimedia Pvt. Ltd. in the Antrix-Devas deal case that had allegedly caused a loss of Rs 578 crore to the exchequer.

Special judge Santosh Snehi Mann passed the order after being told that the summons issued earlier could not be severed to Muthgadahali Gangarudaraiah Chandrasekhar since he is now settled in the US.

The investigating officer moved an application for the issuance of fresh summons before the court, which was told by the CBI’s public prosecutor Manoj Shukla that according to MHA guidelines and treaty between India and US, the process requires at least three months time for execution.

“Application for summoning accused Chandrasekhar, as per the treaty between India and US, is allowed. Summons be issued to accused Chandrasekhar,” the court said, seeking his presence by April 26.

The court passed the order while granting bail to former ISRO chairperson G Madhavan Nair and…

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