Coal scam case: Bail granted to Naveen Jindal, 3 other accused
A CBI court on Monday granted bail to Industrialist Naveen Jindal and three other accused in a case related to the Urtan coal scam case. The case will be heard next on October 31.
Besides Jindal, the others summoned as accused are the company, Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL), its former director Sushil Maroo, former deputy MD Anand Goyal and CEO Vikrant Gujral for alleged cheating and criminal conspiracy in the allocation of Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh.
The CBI had filed charge sheet against Jindal and five others, for allegedly cheating the government by misrepresenting facts to get the Madhya Pradesh based Urtan North coal block.
Jindal is also facing trial in a case pertaining to the allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand.