Coal scam: CBI awaits nod on sanction to try two officials

Published on April 28, 2015 20:59:59 PM
CBI has informed a special court that response of competent authority was still awaited on the issue of granting sanction to prosecute government servants allegedly involved in two separate cases lodged in coal blocks allocation scam.

The agency told Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar that they have already sent the necessary report to the sanctioning authority in this regard.

"It has been submitted by senior public prosecutor that necessary report for considering according of sanction has already been sent to the competent authority but the response from competent authority is still awaited," the court said.

The court has now fixed the matter for May 29 for filing of further progress report by the CBI.