Koda files application to summon Manmohan Singh in coal scam case

By Abha Manakatala - Mon Aug 17, 11:32 am

21IN_KODA_26206eFormer Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda today filed an application before a special court to summon former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and two others as accused in a coal scam case.

Koda, who is also an accused in the case, sought summoning of Manmohan Singh, who was then holding the portfolio of the Coal Ministry, Anand Swarup who was then Secretary (Energy) and then Mines and Geology Secretary Jai Shankar Tiwari.

The copy of Koda’s application was given to the CBI and the court asked the agency to file its reply.

Koda’s counsel told the court that the arguments on the application be heard along with arguments on framing of charges in the case.

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