Coal Mining Scam – CBI registers case against former GM of SECL


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BILASPUR : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), New Delhi has registered a case against the then general manager, South Eastern Coalfield Limited (SECL), Bishrampur in Chhattisgarh; the then senior manager (mining) and sub area manager, both of Amgaon OCP, SECL, Bishrampur and director of private firm based at Hyderabad.

The case was registered under sections 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy) 420 (cheating) and 409 (misapropriation) of the Indian Penal Code and section 13 (2) r/w 13(1) (c) &(d) (criminal misconduct) of the Prevention of Corruption Act Act, 1988 for allegedly causing loss of INR 9,63,29,156 (approx) to SECL, Bilaspur due to collusion among the accused in pilferage of coal from Amgaon OCP, SECL, Bishrampur area in Chhattisgarh.

The CBI in a statement said that the officials of SECL furthermore allegedly caused wrongful loss of INR 20,00,000 (approx) for releasing the payment to the private transporter against the transportation of the coal of 51973.

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