Charges framed against Deepak Gupta, 8 others
Keonjhar: Odisha Vigilance framed charges against prime accused in the Uliburu mining scam Deepak Gupta and eight others at the Special Vigilance Court here on Monday.
Apart from Gupta, those against whom charges were framed today are original leaseholder of Uliburu mines B K Mohanty, former Deputy Director of Mines (DDM) Joda mining circle Manas Ranjan Mohanty, former mines officials Haladhar Das, Satyabrata Rout, Jagannath Mishra, Krutibas Giri and Rabindra Mohanty.
The anti-corruption wing framed the charges under Sections 13/2, 420, 409, 468, 379 and 120 (B) of IPC against the nine accused.
The Vigilance had earlier filed charge sheets against 29 persons in the Rs 1,800 crore Uliburu mining scam.