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CBI questions Madhu Koda in coal blocks allocation scam

April 18, 2014 - New Delhi

  • Officials of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has questioned former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda in connection to the multi-crore coal blocks allocation scam.
  • Madhu Koda was shown papers related to the allocation of Amarkonda Murgadangal coal block in Birbhum, Jharkhand to two firms of Congress' Lok Sabha MP Naveen Jindal.
  • He was questioned if Jharkhand government has done any favours to Jindal in getting coal blocks allocated to Jindal Steel and Power Limited and Gagan Sponge Iron Privaet Limited in 2008.
  • CBI has registered a case on June 11, 2013 against former Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayana Rao and Naveen Jindal for alleged cheating, graft and criminal misconduct in coal block allocation.

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