Belekeri iron ore scam: CBI conducts raids at multiple locations

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CBI conducts raid at multiple locations
Bangalore, Feb 6: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted raids on Thursday across many locations in the country including Bangalore, Bellary, Hospet, Goa, Salem, Gurgaon and others.

The raid conducted is on both public servants and private individuals and across 25 locations including Bangalore, Bellary, Karwar and Hospet. The raids are in connection with the illegal export of iron ore and 22 cases that the agency had registered in the year 2013.

About 50,000 metric tonnes of iron ore was exported illegally from 2009 to 2010 from the Belekiri port. Four sitting MLA s from Karnatak were arreted in connection with the case, one among them being Karnataka Minister G Janardhana Reddy, who is currently in jail.

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