Court orders framing of charges against former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda in coal scam case

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A special court has ordered framing of charges against former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda and eight others in a coal scam case.

The court has also ordered former Coal Secretary HC Gupta and former Jharkhand Chief Secretary AK Basu to be put on trial in this matter.

The framing of charges has been ordered under various provisions of IPC, including cheating and under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

July 31 has been fixed by the court as the date for formal framing of charges against the nine accused.