Advertisement

HindustanTimes Thu,23 Oct 2014

CBI registers fresh case in Coalgate

PTI  New Delhi, August 08, 2014
First Published: 16:17 IST(8/8/2014) | Last Updated: 16:21 IST(8/8/2014)

CBI on Friday registered a fresh case against a Nagpur-based company for alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal block during the NDA regime in 2003.

CBI sources said a case of criminal conspiracy and cheating has been registered against Gondwana Ispat Limited and its promoter and director Ashok Daga regarding alleged misrepresentation of facts.

The sources said case has been registered regarding allocation of Majra coal block in 2003 for their sponge iron plant in Maharashtra.

It is alleged that the company misrepresented about its eligibility to get the block allocated. The company allegedly disposed off their equity without developing the coal mine and did not utilise it for the end-use for which it was allocated.

This is 28th FIR with regard to CBI probe into alleged irregularities in the allocation of coal blocks.

The agency had registered a total of three preliminary enquiries related to coal scam allocations between 2006 and 2009, allocations between 1993 and 2004, and projects given under the government dispensation scheme. There are two other preliminary enquiries which are related to missing files.

All the 28 FIRs are off-shoot of these preliminary enquiries.


Advertisement
more from India

J-K: Separatists call for bandh as PM comes visiting today

Police tightened security across the state on fears of separatist protests during Modi’s visit to the Valley to spend Diwali with flood-affected families. The visit seems to be intended to soothe frayed nerves in the Valley. Read: J-K floods: PM Modi likely to announce relief, rehab package
Advertisement
Most Popular
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved