Court orders to frame charges against Madhu Koda, 8 others in coal scam case
By Abha Manakatala - Tue Jul 14, 9:52 am
A special CBI court today ordered to put on trial former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, ex-Coal Secretary H C Gupta, former Jharkhand Chief Secretary Ashok Kumar Basu and six others on charges of corruption, criminal conspiracy and cheating in a coal block allocation scam case.
Besides them, the court ordered to frame charges against two public servants, Basant Kumar Bhattacharya and Bipin Bihari Singh, Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd, its director Vaibhav Tulsyan, Koda’s alleged close aide Vijay Joshi and chartered accountant Navin Kumar Tulsyan.
The court has fixed July 31 for formal framing of charges and directed all the accused to remain present in the court on that day.