New Delhi: A Delhi court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of former Railway Minister PK Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla, suspended Railway Board Member Mahesh Kumar and five others in connection with Rs 10 crore cash-for-post railway bribery case.

Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma rejected the plea of the seven accused, who were arrested in May. They have been remanded in judicial custody till July 19.

Besides Singla, the court rejected the bail plea of then Member (Staff) of Railway Board Mahesh Kumar, Managing Director of Bangalore-based GG Tronics India Pvt Ltd Narayan Rao Manjunath, alleged middleman Sandeep Goyal, Rahul Yadav, Samir Sandhir and Sushil Daga.

The court had on July 4 taken cognisance of CBI's chargesheet in which the agency has alleged that Singla had demanded Rs 10 crore from Kumar for his appointment to the post of Member (Electrical) and it was decided between the accused that Rs five crore will be paid before the appointment and the rest will be paid after the job was done.


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