Delhi Court Grants Interim Bail To Lalu’s Kin In Land-For-Jobs-Scam

Delhi Court granted interim bail to Former Bihar Chief Minister and Lalu Yadav’s wife Rabri Devi and his daughters Misa Bharti and Hema Yadav in connection with the Land-for-Jobs scam case till February 28.They had arrived before the Rouse Avenue Court. with her 

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s advocates also reached the residence of his daughter Misa Bharti earlier today.

According to a statement of the Directorate of ED, the Prevention of Money Laundering Act. (PMLA) court had earlier issued notices against Hema Yadav, Misa Bharti, Amit Katyal, Rabri Devi, and Hridyanand Chaudhary, to appear for further trial in the alleged land-for-job-scam on February 9. 

This was regarding a prosecution complaint filed by ED on January 1 under the provisions of the PMLA Act 2002 against Lalu’s kin, Amit Katyal- a businessman with alleged ties to Lalu’s family members, Hridyanand Chaudhary- a former employee at Rari Devi’s Gaushala. who was accused of acquiring property from one of the candidates along with two companies AB Exports Pvt. Ltd. and AK Infosystems Pvt. Ltd., in the alleged scam.

The central agency initiated the investigation based on an FIR registered by CBI which alleged that the RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav who was the Railway Minister at the time, was involved in corruption. while appointing Group D substitutes in Indian Railways during 2004-2009.

According to CBI, Lalu had obtained land in the name of his family members in exchange for jobs in Group D posts in various railway zones. Several people residing in Patna had also sold their land in Patna in favor of Lalu’s kin and a private company, controlled by his family members, .