New Delhi [India], Jan 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered an FIR against multiple companies and officials in a case pertaining to alleged bungling in coal import.
"A reliable information has been received that unknown officers of National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC), Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation (MMTC), Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd. (APCPL), Promoter and other officers of M/s Coastal Energy Pvt. Ltd. (CEPL), Chennai and others entered into a criminal conspiracy amongst themselves with the view to cheat Government of India in the matter relating to import of coal of Indonesian origin by fraudulently showing inferior quality of coal as that of superior quality, during the period 2011-2012 to 2014-2015," stated the FIR.
A case of criminal conspiracy, cheating and criminal misconduct by public servants, has been registered against the above-mentioned companies. (ANI)