PRESS NOTE


Press Release
New Delhi, 12.01.2019

The News item published in a national daily under head "CBI reverses Verma orders, negates action against IAS officer in a Coal Scam case" today (12/01/2019) is factually not correct and is denied. It is stated that the orders issued by the agency are only with respect to the transfers of officers alone, and nothing else.

Further, as regards the matters relating to cases of allocation of coal blocks, it is clarified that these are Supreme Court monitored cases and the CBI submits periodic status reports to the Hon’ble Supreme Court. With reference to the specific case mentioned in the news item, the status report giving complete details and facts is being submitted to the Hon'ble Supreme Court, and what has been alluded to in the news item is denied as being factually incorrect.

Furthermore, there is no question of reversal of any decision taken with regard to investigations and inquiries.

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