Coal scam: Key accused Anup Majhi appears before CBI sleuths

The agency had earlier carried out raids on Majhi's residences and other properties in Asansol, Ranigunj and Kolkata.

Anup Majhi alias Lala, the alleged kingpin of the multi-crore-rupee coal scam, appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sleuths on Tuesday at the agency's Nizam Palace office here to face interrogation.


Sources in the CBI said Majhi, over the past four months, had been evading the agency's notices and a look-out circular issued against him.


The agency had earlier carried out raids on Majhi's office premises, residences and other properties in Asansol, Ranigunj and Kolkata. Part of the crime proceeds has been transacted through the hawala route for which the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also joined the probe.

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