New Delhi, Sep 4: Former parliamentarian Naveen Jindal and others got bail from the court in connection with alleged irregularities pertaining to the Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh.
Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted bail to Jindal and others to furnish a personal bond of Rs one lakh and surety of same amount.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on May 23, filed another chargesheet against Jindal and five others in the case of criminal conspiracy and cheating sections of the Indian Penal Code, summon was issued against them.
The four other individuals accused are JSPL’s advisor Anand Goel, Executive Director of raw materials, D.N. Abrol, the then Executive Vice Chairman and CEO Vikrant Gujaral, former Director (Finance) Sushil Maroo.
The Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) was also chargesheeted, represented by an authorised representative.
The chargesheet alleged that JSPL misrepresented before the Coal Ministry’s screening committee the equipment purchase orders it had placed and land it claimed to have purchased.
The probe agency alleged in the chargesheet the accused cheated the Ministry and received wrongful gain and advantage.