Former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Monday appeared in a Delhi court to depose as a prosecution witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case in which his nephew is also an accused.
A Delhi court has summoned former Railway Minister Pawan Bansal to depose as a witness in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case on the next hearing scheduled on September 22, as per news reports on Tuesday.
Faced with a dilemma over handing tickets to leaders facing allegations of corruption, Congress on Wednesday gave indications that while former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal could be re-nominated from Chandigarh, Pune MP Suresh Kalmadi may not be fielded in the upcoming polls.
Suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, a key accused in the Rs 10 crores cash-for-post railway bribery case, has moved the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of the trial court`s order taking cognisance of CBI`s charge sheet saying the Centre`s approval was not obtained prior to initiating the probe against him.
A special CBI court has ordered the medical superintendent of AIIMS to get former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal`s nephew Vijay Singla medically examined after he alleged that he was not given proper treatment in Tihar jail.
CBI opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of an accused in the Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case, saying that he may try to influence witnesses whose identities have become public with the filing of the charge sheet.
A Delhi court will decide on July 8 the bail plea of one of the accused in railway bribery case in which former Union Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has been named as one of the key witnesses by CBI.