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[Zee-News] Payment to Naxals: Chargesheet against Essar GM, 5 others

Raipur: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Chhattisgarh Police Tuesday filed a chargesheet against six persons, including the general manager of Essar Group, in the case of alleged payment to Naxals at a court here.

SIT officials told media that the chargesheet was filed in the court of magistrate Yogita Wasnik against Essar GM DBCS Verma, Essar contractor B K Lala, and two Naxals.

A local person called Lingaram Kodopi and teacher Soni Sodhi also figure in the chargesheet.

Next hearing in the case will be on March 13.

In September last year, police had recovered Rs 15 lakh from B K Lala and Kodopi.

According to police, the money was meant for Naxals.

Verma and Lala had been arrested and later given bail, while Lingaram and Soni are still in jail. The remaining two are absconding.

Read the full article here.

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