Coal Scam: Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda found guilty of corruption

Updated:1 year ago IST

New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): A special court today held former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and ex-coal secretary H.C. Gupta guilty of corruption and other charges in a coal scam case. Sentencing in the case will take place tomorrow. Other accused VISUL's director Vaibhav Tulsyan, public servants Basant Kumar Bhattacharya and Bipin Bihari Singh, chartered accountant Navin Kumar Tulsyan were acquitted of all charges. The coal scam had hit the headlines in 2012 after an audit by the national auditor revealed that the country has lost up to Rs. 1.86 lakh crore due to inefficient allocation of coal blocks.

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