After Lalu, Rabri, ED raids Tejashwi Yadav's Delhi residence- 10 points on land-for-job scam probe
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted raids at Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav's Delhi residence pertaining to the land-for-jobs case.
Updated Mar 10, 2023 | 02:39 PM IST
Bihar Dy CM Tejashwi Yadav
Photo : PTI
New Delhi: After Lalu Prasad Yadav and Rabri Devi , the Enforcement Directorate on Friday conducted raids at Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav 's Delhi residence pertaining to the land-for-jobs case. Apart from Yadav’s house, the central probe agency also carried out raids at 15 other locations in the alleged scam.
The ED’s action comes against the backdrop of the FIR filed by CBI in connection with the case. Here’s a 10-point cheat sheet for this developing story:
- The Enforcement Directorate is carrying out raids at the Delhi residence of Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav in relation to a land-for-jobs scam.
- The raid is being carried out at 15 other locations in Bihar.
- The CBI recently questioned Tejashwi Yadav’s father Lalu Prasad Yadav and mother Rabri Devi in the same case.
- The ED action is being carried out on the basis of the FIR filed by the CBI in connection with the case.
- In its case, the CBI has alleged that the accused in conspiracy, which involves the Yadav family, with the then GM and CPO of Central Railways engaged persons as substitutes in lieu of land either in their name or in the name of close relatives of Lalu Prasad`s family.
- At the time of the scam, Lalu Prasad Yadav held the Railway portfolio in the coalition government in the centre.
- The CBI has earlier registered a case against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi, their two daughters and 15 others.
- “It is an open secret that probe agencies are acting against political opponents of the BJP and helping those who agree to align with that party,” Tejashwi Yadav recently said
- Besides the veteran Bihar politician, his wife and his daughters, the CBI FIR, registered in May 2022, has named 12 other people who allegedly got jobs in exchange for land.
- In July last year, the CBI arrested Lalu Yadav's aide and former Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Bhola Yadav in connection with the case.
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