first_imgNews UpdatesDelhi High Court Suspends Sentence of Former Union Minister Dilip Ray In Coal Scam Case Karan Tripathi27 Oct 2020 7:41 AMShare This – xThe Delhi High Court on Monday suspended the sentence of 3 years given to former Union Minister Dilip Ray who was sentenced on Monday by a Special CBI court for illegally allocating a coal block in Jharkhand to a private company in 1999. Ray was Minister of State (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. Special Judge Bharat Parashar had also awarded three-year jail term each…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Delhi High Court on Monday suspended the sentence of 3 years given to former Union Minister Dilip Ray who was sentenced on Monday by a Special CBI court for illegally allocating a coal block in Jharkhand to a private company in 1999. Ray was Minister of State (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government. Special Judge Bharat Parashar had also awarded three-year jail term each to two senior officials of the Ministry of Coal at that time, Pradip Kumar Banerjee and Nitya Nand Gautam, and Castron Technologies Ltd’s (CTL) director Mahendra Kumar Agarwalla. In addition to that, a fine of Rs 10 lakh was also imposed on each of the convicts. The court had further imposed Rs 60 lakh on CLT and Rs 10 lakh on Castron Mining Ltd (CML), also held guilty in the case.Next Storylast_img read more