CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST A PRIVATE FIRM AND OTHERS IN CONNECTION WITH FALSE CLAIMS MADE BY THEM IN COAL BLOCK ALLOCATION; CONDUCTS SEARCHES

Press Release
New Delhi , 11.03.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against a private firm based at Ramgarh(Jharkhand); its Chairman; Managing Director & other Directors of said firm and unknown others in connection with the allegations related to getting coal blocks allocated on the basis of misrepresentations and false claims in the applications, presentations and connivance/lack of due diligence on part of unknown others.

 

            Searches were conducted today at 11 places including Ghaziabad, Ramgarh Cantt., Hesla District, Hazari Bagh, Ranchi, New Delhi, Kolkata & Varanasi at the factory premises and offices of the company & residences of its Directors. Various documents and other evidences have been recovered during the searches.

 

            A preliminary enquiry to examine the irregularities, if any, in the allocation of coal blocks during the period 2006-09 was registered on a reference from CVC, in June,2012. Earlier CBI had registered nine cases in this regard.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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