The CBI court has summoned the former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over accusations of criminal conspiracy and corruption in the illegal allocation of a coal field. Special CBI judge – Bharat Parashar summoned five other accused in the coal scam. They are Kumar Mangalam Birla, Hindalco, P C Parakh, B Shubhendu Amitabh, and D Bhattacharya.
Former PM Manmohan Singh said “Of course, I am upset but this is part of life. I have always said I am open for legal scrutiny… I am sure truth will prevail and I will get a chance to put forward my case with all facts. I hope in a fair trial I will prove my innocence”.
The accused are asked to appear in court on April 8′ 2015.