The charge sheet against Navabharat Power Pvt Ltd and its two directors P Trivikrama Prasad and Y Harish Chandra Prasad was filed before Special CBI Judge Madhu Jain who transferred the matter to the court of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate.

The matter would be listed before the magisterial court on May 6.

During the proceedings, the court also fixed July 7 for considering the closure report filed by CBI against Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd and its directors in connection with the coal blocks allocation scam case.

CBI had filed the closure report in the case saying it had not found sufficient evidence against the firm and its directors to proceed with the case.

The firm and its directors, Pavan Ahluwalia, Kamaljeet Ahluwalia, Prashant Ahluwalia, its senior official Amit Goyal and some unnamed public servants were arraigned as accused in the FIR lodged by CBI, the sources had said.

They were named as accused in the FIR for allegedly misrepresenting facts, including inflated net worth, to acquire coal blocks.

CBI had claimed officials of the firm had furnished unaudited balance sheet and the company allegedly inflated its capacity to produce sponge iron by 25 per cent.

According to CBI, two directors of Navabharat Power Pvt Ltd and the firm were chargesheeted for offences under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC.

They were arraigned as accused for allegedly conspiring and cheating by purportedly misrepresenting facts to "embellish" its applications to get allotments between 2006 and 2009.


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