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Coal scam case: Former coal secretary H C Gupta convicted

Case relates to alleged irregularities in allocation of a coal block in Madhya Pradesh to KSSPL

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A special Delhi court on Friday convicted former coal secretary H C Gupta in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar also convicted the coal ministry’s then joint secretary K S Kropha and then director K C Samaria, besides others in the case pertaining to alleged irregularities in the allocation of Thesgora-B Rudrapuri coal block in Madhya Pradesh to KSSPL.   The court will pronounce the order on quantum of sentence on May 22.   The court, however, acquitted chartered accountant Amit Goyal in the case.   Besides Gupta, Kropha and Samria, the court also ...