Coal Scam Case: Ex –Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda Found Guilty of Corruption

Team SoOLEGAL 13 Dec 2017 3:56pm

Coal Scam Case: Ex –Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda Found Guilty of Corruption

Madhu Koda, former Jharkhand Chief Minister, has been held guilty in a coal scam case by a special court. Along with Koda, ex-coal secretary H C Gupta has also been declared guilty of corruption and other charges in the case.

Special Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, former Coal Secretary H.C. Gupta, Jharkhand's then Chief Secretary A.K. Basu, among others, guilty of criminal conspiracy and cheating under various provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

The quantum of punishment will be announced on Thursday.

The court's order came in the case related to Jharkhand's Rajhara North coal block allocation to Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd (Visul).

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

[Inputs ET]

Tagged: Judge   Coal Scam   Jharkhand Chief Minister   Corruption  
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