Patna, December 8: With every twist in IRCTC hotel scam in which Bihar’s ex-Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav is allegedly involved, the deep-rooted corruption during Lalu regime becomes more open and wide. Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached three acres of land worth around 45 crore rupees belonging to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his family in connection with the case.
In July, CBI registered a case against Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son, others involved in the case. The case has been registered under Sections 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy). 12 locations linked to Lalu and his family members including in Patna, New Delhi, Ranchi, and Gurgaon had been raided by CBI. ED also registered in July money laundering case against Lalu Prasad, others in Railways hotels tender case
Allegation on Former Rail minister is that he misused his position. In 2006 Lalu allotted the tenders of two IRCTC hotels to the private firms, which belongs to his people. The contract of BNR Ranchi and BNR Puri were allotted to Sujata hotel against which through an anonymous company.