Crime branch to probe Rs 31cr coal theft at Nayara Energy


Crime branch to probe Rs 31cr coal theft at Nayara Energy

The investigation into the Rs 31 crore “theft” of imported coal from Nayara Energy Ltd (formerly Essar Oil) godown near Salaya has been handed over to the Devbhoomi Dwarka district’s local crime branch (LCB).

Sources in Vadinar Marine police station, where the complaint was lodged on April 27 by Nayara Energy (NEL), said that the LCB will soon seek all the data of coal imports, stock and dispatch from both Nayara as well as Essar Bulk Terminal Salaya (EBTSL).

Unidentified employees of EBTSL have been named in Nayara’s complaint lodged under sections 120 (b) (criminal conspiracy) and theft.

EBTSL, however, refuted the allegations and said that lodging a police complaint was a knee-jerk reaction by Nayara Energy. Read More

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