CBI raids 45 facilities in 3 states, including Bengal, in cases of bribery and coal mafia
In a massive search operation, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday is conducting searches at 45 locations in four states (West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar) in connection with illegal mining and theft of coal. by Kunustoria. and Eastern Coalfield Limited’s Kajoria coal fields, officials said.
The raid operation stems from an FIR in Friday’s alleged irregularities against two senior ECL officials, unknown railway officials and others, after which various teams are currently raiding the premises of various defendants and companies.
It is alleged that a massive theft of coal was taking place on the ECL lines in collusion with officials and security in charge, the officials said.