Coal scam: Court convicts 3 officials of Himachal EMTA Power ThePipaNews



A sentencing hearing will be held on September 5
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New Delhi/Kolkata: A Delhi court on Wednesday delivered a strong verdict in a case related to the acquisition of a coal block in Bengal. Under it, Himachal EMTA Power Limited (HEPL) and two of its directors and another senior officer were found guilty of criminal conspiracy to defraud the central government. In 2009, he was accused of misrepresenting facts to acquire a coal block in West Bengal. Special Judge Sanjay Bansal convicted the accused company Himachal EMTA Power Limited, its two directors – Ujjal Kumar Upadhyay and Vikas Mukherjee and its Chief General Manager (Power) NC Chakraborty for criminal conspiracy (IPC 120-B) and forgery (IPC 420). found guilty Under the slapping clause on offenders, they face a maximum jail term of seven years. A sentencing hearing will be held on September 5. The court said the prosecution has proved that the investment, land and water information and feedback form given in the application form are false. The court said the accused were aware of the false information given in the document.


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