Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda gets three years imprisonment in coal scam case

Updated: 17 December, 2017 10:06 IST | Agencies | New Delhi

Ex-J'hand CM Madhu Koda, former coal secy get three years in jail

A visibly upset former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda, who was awarded a three-year jail term in a coal scam case on Saturday, said he failed to prove his innocence despite his best efforts.

The court on December 13 had held Koda guilty of criminal conspiracy. pic/pti
The court on December 13 had held Koda guilty of criminal conspiracy. Pic/PTI

Koda, who was also imposed a fine of R25 lakh, expressed helplessness in depositing it. "I had put forth my views to prove my innocence. I am sad because of the court's order and I will approach the high court after reading today's order and consulting my advocate. All my bank accounts are frozen. I will try to get debt from someone to pay the fine otherwise face whatever situation arises."

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First Published: 17 December, 2017 10:00 IST

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