New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday filed chargesheet in the alleged Rs 10 crore cash-for-post Railway bribery scandal. The chargesheet included name of former Railway Minister PK Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar and eight others.

The agency filed its chargesheet before the special CBI Judge Swarna Kanta Sharma naming 10 accused which include Kumar, Singla, middlemen Sandeep Goyal, Samir Sandhir, Sushil Daga, Ajay Garg, Rahul Yadav, businessman Manjunath and his two aides-PV Murali and Venugopal. The two courier boys who delivered the bribe amount have not been named in the chargesheet.

Bansal, who lost his job after the scam surfaced, was questioned at length by CBI during the course of the investigation but was not named in the chargesheet as the agency could not find any evidence of his direct involvement. The sources said if they get evidence against him, they may file a supplementary chargesheet.

Barring Murali and Venugopal, CBI has arrested all the remaining eight accused named in the chargesheet. Filing of the chargesheet by CBI on Tuesday has dimmed the hope of arrested accused to be released soon on bail. The court is likely to take cognisance of the chargesheet on Wednesday.


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