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Illegal coal trade: CBI raids 40 locations across 3 states, including West Bengal

The CBI on Saturday started a massive search operation at 40 locations across three states including the premises of some alleged coal smugglers.

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New Delhi Updated on: November 28, 2020 13:06 IST
Illegal coal trade: CBI raids 40 places in 3 states, including West Bengal
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Illegal coal trade: CBI raids 40 places in 3 states, including West Bengal

The CBI on Saturday started a massive search operation at 40 locations across three states including the premises of some alleged coal smugglers.

The searches which are primarily spread across West Bengal pertain to a new case registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the official said.

CBI raids underway at a total of 45 locations in West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand & Bihar over allegations of illegal trade and theft of coal. Cases registered against officials of Eastern Coalfields Ltd, Railways, CISF and private persons.

The officials said that the search operations are going on at 40 locations, with some people involved in the illegal trade and smuggling of coal being raided by the agency.

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