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Ex-Coal Secretary gets 3 years jail

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A on Wednesday sentenced former Coal H.C. and two other former government officials to three years in jail in a coal block allocation case.

CBI also slapped a fine of Rs 50,000 on and former officials and

He also sentenced and (VMPL) Vikash Patni and authorised signatory to four years in jail.

Last week the court convicted all five of conspiring to get the Moira-Madhujore coal block of in favour of VMPL.

It was the sixth judgment by the (CBI) court that is exclusively dealing with the coal block allocation cases.

Over 20 other cases probed by the CBI and the were still pending.



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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 15:16 IST