Naveen Jindal, others summoned as accused in coal scam case
Industrialist Naveen Jindal and others were on Tuesday summoned by a special court in New Delhi as accused in a case related to the allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh after it took cognisance of a CBI charge sheet.
Besides Mr. Jindal, the others summoned are the 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.
All the accused have to appear before Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar on September 4.
In the charge sheet, the CBI has alleged that JSPL misrepresented the equipment purchase orders and misled the Coal Ministry.
Mr. Jindal is also facing trial in a case pertaining to the allocation of the Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand.