Coal scam case : Relief to Madhu Koda, Delhi HC puts stay on 3 year jail term
In a major relief to former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed the special CBI court's order of awarding three years imprisonment to the leader in the coal scam case. The HC has also stayed the fine imposed on him till the next date of hearing. A special CBI court had on December 16 sentenced Koda to three years imprisonment and imposed fine of Rs 25 lakh in the coal scam case. He was convicted in a case pertaining to irregularities in allocation of Rajhara North coal block in Jharkhand to the Kolkata-based firm VISUL.