Court orders framing of charges against Naveen Jindal, 4 others in coal scam case


Court orders framing of charges against Naveen Jindal, 4 others in coal scam case

A special court Monday ordered framing of charges against industrialist Naveen Jindal and four others in a case pertaining to coal block allocation scam.

Special judge Bharat Parashar ordered framing of charges under sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code against Jindal and the others.

Besides Jindal, the charges have been framed against Jindal Steel and Power Limited’s former director Sushil Maroo, former deputy managing director Anand Goyal, chief executive officer Vikrant Gujral and the company’s authorised signatory D N Abrol.

The court was hearing a matter pertaining to the allocation of the Urtan North coal block in Madhya Pradesh. Read More

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