New Delhi: The CBI has questioned Industrialist and former Congress parliamentarian Naveen Jindal in connection with its probe into a 2014 case registered by the agency against Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) among others for alleged cheating and corruption, hight level sources said.
According to sources Jindal appeared before the CBI at its headquarters here on Monday and he was quizzed for nearly five hours.
This was the 36th FIR filed by the central probe agency in 2014 in connection with its probe into coal blocks allocation scam.
This case was registered against Jindal Stripes Limited, JSPL and unknown public officials for alleged criminal conspiracy and cheating under the Indian Penal Code and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, sources said. Soon after registering the case, the agency carried out searches at four locations in Raigarh and Chhattisgarh.
The case pertains to allocation of Gare Palma IV/1 coal block to Jindal Strips Limited and JSPL.