CBI to register more FIRs in coal scam

CBI to register more FIRs in coal scam

After registering five FIRs in connection with the coal block controversy last week, the CBI is likely to register around eight to ten more FIRs in connection with the case next week.

A senior official of the investigative agency informed that CBI will also start questioning the accused named in the first five FIRs registered on September 3 and record their statements.
Congress MP from Maharashtra Vijay Darda, who was named by CBI, is likely to be questioned next week.

CBI has named five private companies, their representatives and government officials in the five FIRs. Apart from Darda, 17 senior executives of private companies have also been named.

The five private companies booked by CBI are the AMR Iron and Steel, Vini Iron and Steel Udyog, Nav Bharat Power, JLD Yavatmal Energy and JAS Infrastructure Capital.

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