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Illegal mining scam: CBI carries out searches at 15 locations

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The carried out searches at 15 locations on Wednesday in connection with illegal mining in Eastern Coalfields Limited (ECL) in West Bengal, the agency said.


“The searches include at the premises of then officials of ECL, including then two general managers (present and one retired), manager (security), inspector (security) and colliery agent etc.,” Spokesperson Joshi said in a statement.





He said cash amounting to around Rs 20 lakh, jewellery and property documents were recovered from the premises of the incumbent general manager.


Property documents, locker keys and incriminating documents were recovered from the possession of the other accused, Joshi added.


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) lodged a case on November 27, 2020 against six named accused as well as unidentified persons on allegations of illegal mining and theft of coal…

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