Pawan Kumar Bansal minister of railway Bansal had appeared pursuant to the court's fresh summons issued on September 16 when it had made it clear that and last date of hearing, Bansal had sought release on medical grounds.
Pawan Kumar Bansal was notified as a achievement witness in the case in Vijay single which his nephew and suspended Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar and eight others are facing trial.
He had not appeared before the court on the last date and counsel Puneet Ahluwalia had told to judge that the congress leader was unwell and he would appear on any date after 19 September.
In May Last year railway minister Bansal resigned after the matter came to light. 15 September court had begin the trial case in which CBI had charge sheeted 10 indicated last year.
On 11 March court had this year framed charges against all the accused under section 120 − B of the IPC read with provisions of prevention of corruption Act
Bansal resigned in May last year as Railway Minister after the matter came to light was named as a achievement witness in the case and he said that when he had gone to Mumbai for an award function on 16 and 17 April 2013.