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CBI court grants bail to Naveen Jindal, three others in coal scam case

A CBI court on Monday granted bail to industrialist and former Congress parliamentarian Naveen Jindal, along with three others in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh

Reported by: Agencies, New Delhi [ Published on: September 04, 2017 13:47 IST ]
Naveen Jindal - File photo
Naveen Jindal - File photo

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Monday granted bail to industrialist and former Congress parliamentarian Naveen Jindal, along with three others in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh.

Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted the relief to them on a personal bond of Rs one lakh each and one surety of like amount.

The court has now posted the matter for further hearing on October 31. 

Besides Jindal, others who got the relief include Jindal Steel and Power Ltd's (JSPL) former Director Sushil Maroo, former Deputy MD Anand Goyal and CEO Vikrant Gujral.

The accused were summoned for alleged offences of cheating and criminal conspiracy in the allocation of Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh. 

In its charge sheet, the CBI has alleged that JSPL misrepresented the equipment purchase orders and misled the Coal Ministry. 

Jindal is also facing trial in a case pertaining to the allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand.

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