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Coal scam case: Naveen Jindal, officials of JSPL granted bail

Naveen Jindal and others were summoned for alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in the allocation of the Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh.

india Updated: Sep 04, 2017 13:01 IST
Former Congress MP Naveen Jindal was granted bail in a coal scam case. (HT file photo)
Former Congress MP Naveen Jindal was granted bail in a coal scam case. (HT file photo)

Industrialist Naveen Jindal and others were granted bail on Monday by a special court in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh.

Special judge Bharat Parashar granted the relief on a personal bond of Rs 1 lakh each and one surety of like amount. The court 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 the Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh.

In its charge sheet, the CBI 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.