For railway work Rs. 600 crore worth of assets have been transferred to Lalu Prasad Yadav by the enforcement officials. The enforcement department has also leveled allegations including illegal exchange of Rs.250 crore. Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Lalu Prasad Yadav was the railway minister from 2004 to 2009 when the Congress-led UPA government was in power at the centre. During this period there were allegations that he had accepted bribes to get him a job in the railway sector.
On this complaint, Laluprasad Yadav’s wife Rabri Devi and the family including sons were interrogated by the CBI last week. As a result of this investigation, enforcement officials conducted raids at more than 20 places owned by Lalu’s family.
The incident created a national sensation. Officials informed that important documents and cash were seized during the raid.
In this case, the officials of the enforcement department who have released their details have put a series of allegations against Lalu Prasad.
According to the enforcement department, in the cases related to Lalu Prasad’s family, around 600 crores of property has changed hands. This scam has taken place by claiming to get a job in the railways. Unaccounted during inspection Rs. 1 crore in cash, US dollars, gold jewelery etc. have been seized. An investigation is being conducted into whether the money received illegally has been invested in real estate etc. This has been reported by the enforcement department.
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