Lalu Prasad Yadav is now in deep trouble as Central Bureau of Investigation today raided his home and his 12 family premises as well in relation to the land scam and alleged irregularities in awarding of tenders for hotel maintenance.
This was tender was done when the Rashtriya Janata Dal chief was the railways minister.
The case has been registered against Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and their son Tejashwi, who is the deputy chief minister of Bihar, CBI sources said. The then Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation managing director PK Goyal and the wife of Prasad’s confidante Prem Chand Gupta, Sujata, are among the other accused. Gupta is a former union corporate affairs minister.
Similar raids were today conducted in Bihar’s capital Patna, Delhi, Gurgaon in Haryana, Puri in Odisha, and Ranchi in Jharkhand began at around 7:30am.