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SC bans transportation of extracted coal in Meghalaya after mine tragedy

The bench issued notice to the Meghalaya Government, the Centre and others seeking their response on various issues connected with coal mining in the state and posted the matter for hearing Feb 19

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India

The on Tuesday banned the of extracted coal lying at various sites in which has had no success in rescuing 15 miners trapped inside an illegal rat-hole coal mine for almost a month.

The order was passed by a bench comprising justices A K Sikri and S A Nazeer which refused the plea of miners to allow them to transport the extracted coal at various places.

The bench issued notice to the Government, the Centre and others seeking their response on various issues connected with in the state and posted the matter for hearing February 19.

First Published: Tue, January 15 2019. 21:05 IST
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