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Railgate: Bansal's nephew denied bail

A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of former Railway Minister P K Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and five others in the Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma rejected the plea of the seven accused, who were arrested in May and have been remanded in judicial custody till 19 July.

Besides Singla, the court rejected the bail plea of then Member (Staff) of Railway Board Mahesh Kumar, Managing Director of Bangalore-based G G Tronics India Pvt Ltd Narayan Rao Manjunath, alleged middleman Sandeep Goyal, Rahul Yadav, Samir Sandhir and Sushil Daga. During the day, the court also heard the arguments on the bail plea of accused M V Murali Krishan and C V Venugopal, who were chargesheeted by the CBI but were not arrested during the probe, and fixed 15 July for pronouncement of order on their application.

They were named as accused in the charge sheet filed on 2 July. Alleged middleman Ajay Garg, who has been accused of being instrumental, was granted bail by the court on 8 July.
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