Sun, 23 Jun 2013 16:30:00 GMT | By PTI

Coal scam: Naveen Jindal may be questioned this week

According to the FIR, Jindal Steel and Power had bagged a coal block in Jharkhand by alleged misrepresentation of facts when Dasari Narayana Rao was the Minister of State for Coal


Coal scam: Naveen Jindal may be questioned this week (© Reuters)

New Delhi: CBI is likely to question Congress MP Naveen Jindal this week in connection with its FIR against him and his company for alleged cheating while applying for coal block.

CBI sources said Jindal, who has been named as accused along with the former Minister for State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao in its 13th FIR, would be questioned this week.

According to the FIR, Jindal Steel and Power Limited and Gagan Sponge Iron Ltd, also a firm belonging to Jindal, had bagged Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Jharkhand in 2008 by alleged misrepresentation of facts when Rao was the Minister of State for Coal.

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