A special court in New Delhi today granted bail to five accused named by the CBI in its supplementary charge sheet in a coal scam case against Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others.
The case pertains to allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand.
Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar granted the relief to accused — Jindal Steel’s adviser Anand Goel, Gurgaon-based Green Infra’s Vice-President Siddharth Madra, Nihar Stocks Ltd Director BSN Suryanarayan, Mumbai-based KE International’s Chief Financial Officer Rajeev Aggarwal and Mumbai’s Essar Power Ltd Executive Vice-Chairman Sushil Kumar Maroo.
While Madra, Suryanarayan and Aggarwal were granted bail on a personal bond of one lakh rupees and one surety of like amount each, Goel and Maroo were granted relief on a personal bond of one lakh rupees but with two sureties.
The court also pulled up the CBI for slow process of investigation in the matter. It will now take up the matter on July 10, the next date of hearing.