New Delhi: CBI has registered a fresh case in connection with its coal blocks allocation probe against a Delhi-based steel company.

CBI sources said a case has been lodged against Rathi Steel and Power Limited, its Director Udit Rathi and unknown others for alleged cheating and misrepresentation of facts while applying for a coal block.

The sources said the company earlier known as Rathi Udyog Limited was allocated Kesla North coal block in Korba for its sponge iron plant on August 5, 2008.

They said the company has allegedly misrepresented facts while applying for the coal block. This is the 13th FIR in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam probe.

Soon after registering the FIR, CBI teams carried out searches at various residential and official premises of the company in Delhi and Ghaziabad.


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