DELHI COURT GRANTS BAIL TO NAVEEN JINDAL, OTHERS IN COAL SCAM RELATED CASE

A Delhi court on Monday granted bail to industrialist and Congress leader Naveen Jindal and 14 others, accused of money laundering in a case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand coal block.

Special Judge Bharat Parashar granted the relief on a personal bond of ₹1 lakh and one surety of the like amount.

Besides Mr. Jindal, those granted relief are Jindal Steel and Power Ltd.’s then advisor Anand Goel, Mumbai’s Essar Power Ltd.’s executive vice-chairman Sushil Kumar Maroo, Nihar Stocks Ltd.’s director B.S.N. Suryanarayan, Mumbai-based KE International’s chief financial officer Rajeev Aggarwal and Gurgaon-based Green Infra’s vice-president Siddharth Madra.

Those arrayed as accused also include K. Ramakrishna Prasad, Rajiv Jain and Gyan Swaroop Garg.