ANI Photo | CBI raids over 10 locations in West Bengal in coal pilferage ‘scam’ case

The Central Bureau of Investigation conducted searches at more than 10 locations in West Bengal in connection with a coal pilferage scam, the agency said in a statement on Thursday.
According to the statement, the CBI conducted searches at more than 10 locations, including Kolkata, Burnpur, Purulia, Durgapur and Malda (all in West Bengal), as part of the ongoing investigation of a case related to a coal pilferage scam.
The statement further said that incriminating documents and articles, including property documents and mobile phones, were recovered during the searches.
The CBI registered the case on November 27, 2020, against six accused on the allegations of illegal mining and pilferage of coal from Railway siding and ECL leasehold areas.
The investigation agency had earlier filed two chargesheets in the case.
Further investigation is underway, the statement added

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