Coal scam: Court frames charges against Koda, others

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New Delhi, July 31: A court here on Friday framed charges against former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and others in a coal block allocation case.

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Special Judge Bharat Parashar framed charges against former coal secretary H.C. Gupta, Koda, Jharkhand's then chief secretary A.K. Basu and others.

Court frames charges against Koda

The charges dealt with criminal conspiracy and cheating.

The court was hearing the case related to Jharkhand's Rajhara North coal block allocation to Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd.

The Central Bureau of Investigation has alleged Gupta, Koda and the others conspired to favour VISUL in allocating the coal block.

IANS

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