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Coal case: HC grants interim bail to JIPL directors

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  14 May 2016 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, May 13: The Delhi High Court on Friday granted interim bail, till July 31, to Jharkhand Ispat Pvt. Ltd. directors R.S. Rungta and R.C. Rungta, who had been convicted and sentenced to four year jail term in a coal block allocation case. Justice Siddharth Mridul granted bail to the duo on a persol bond of Rs.10 lakh each with two sureties of the like amount. The court i its order said: “The sentence awarded to the appellants (Rungtas) by the trial court by way of judgement and order on sentence dated March 28 and April 4 respectively, impugned in the appeals, is suspended and they shall be released on interim bail till July 31.” The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) did not oppose the interim bail to the directors - R.S. Rungta, 79 and R.C. Rungta, 60. (IANS)

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