The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has at present summoned the Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav, for questioning in reference to the land rip-off for railway jobs. It needs to be recalled that the Yadav household was investigated on this case. Yadav had already been summoned for questioning on March 4, however he didn’t seem earlier than CBI detectives, after which a brand new date was given for Saturday, they mentioned. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief was requested to seem for questioning on Saturday morning however has but to reach on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters right here, they mentioned.
The federal company not too long ago interviewed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad and his spouse Rabri Devi in Delhi and Patna respectively. The case includes individuals who have been allegedly employed within the railways in alternate for plots of land given or offered at a low value to the Yadav household and their associates, officers mentioned.
Yesterday, the Law Enforcement Directorate raided the house of Deputy CM Bihar Chief and RJD Chief Tejashwi Yadav within the nation’s capital in reference to the alleged rip-off case at land for a job. The emergency crew left after greater than 11 hours of questioning the RJD chief at his residence in New Delhi, they mentioned.
The Law Enforcement (ED) Directorate on Friday carried out raids towards quite a few family members of former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad at a number of areas in Delhi, the National Capital Region (NCR) and in Bihar in reference to the alleged land-for-jobs rip-off. The raids have been carried out on the residence of Lalu Prasad’s daughter, Misa Bharti, amongst others in Delhi, in addition to RJD chief and former MP Abu Dojana in Bihar, sources mentioned.
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According to sources, the searches are being performed in additional than 15 areas in Delhi, NCR and Bihar. Several ED groups performed the searches concurrently at these areas which included the residential and workplace premises of the suspects and beneficiaries of the alleged land-for-employment rip-off.
The ED performed the searches below the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act after submitting a Law Enforcement Information Report (ECIR) studying of the matter from the Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) towards Lalu Prasad on this case. The federal company carried out the searches days after a CBI crew interviewed Lalu Prasad in reference to the land-for-jobs case. The CBI on Tuesday questioned Lalu Prasad for nearly 5 hours in two classes.
On Monday, the CBI additionally questioned the spouse of Lalu Prasad, the previous Chief Minister of Bihar Rabri Devi, at her residence in Patna (Bihar) for greater than 5 hours. The CBI has already filed a grievance within the case. towards Lalu Prasad, Rabri Devi and 14 others below legal affiliation costs and the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. (With contributions from the company)