Panaji: The Goa Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the formation of an independent high-level investigation committee to probe into the irregularities mentioned in the Justice MB Shah report on illegal mining.
The committee is likely to be headed by a retired High Court judge and will look into the irregularities and illegalities pointed out by Justice Shah in the iron ore mining in the state.
"The Independent High Level Investigation Committee (IHLIC) will be headed by retired high court judge R M Khandeparkar, and will submit its report within two months," Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters after the Cabinet approved setting up of the panel.
Justice M B Shah commission in its report tabled in Parliament had pegged the iron ore scam at Rs 35,000 crore and indicted several private players besides public servants for their acts of omission and commission....more
08:24 PM, Oct 03, 2012