CBI to probe coal allotment scam in Jharkhand

Governor Syed Ahmed has approved state home department`s recommendation for a CBI probe into charges of irregularities in the allotment of coal blocks in Jharkhand.

Last Updated: Mar 16, 2013, 21:29 PM IST

Ranchi: Governor Syed Ahmed has approved state home department`s recommendation for a CBI probe into charges of irregularities in the allotment of coal blocks in Jharkhand.
The governor`s approval came yesterday, an official communique said here.

The home department sent its recommendation for the governor`s stamp of approval after the CBI prima facie found alleged irregularities in the allotment of coal blocks in the state.

Jharkhand is currently under President`s Rule.

PTI