RJD supporters staged a dharna outside the residence alleging the Centre’s misuse of central agencies. Lalu’s son and deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav said “things like this” would continue until the 2024 LS polls.
Bihar: CBI raids former Bihar CM Rabri Devi’s residence in Patna
CBI extension quiz Rabri at home in the land-for-work scam, Lalu could be next
The CBI team reached Rabri’s Circular Road residence at around 11am and interrogated her for around four hours while RJD supporters staged a dharna outside alleging misuse of central agencies by the Center .
The CBI’s Economic Crimes Unit had registered a FIR in New Delhi on 18th May last year and later filed a complaint over the railway scandal in which would-be applicants are alleged to have given more than one square meter of prime lot lots to Patna as a bribe for Group D jobs to Lalu’s family members when he was Minister of Railways in the UPA government (2005-2009).
Bihar: CBI conducts raid on Rabri Devi residence in Patna
A special court of the CBI summoned all the defendants, including seventy-year-old Laluon March 15th. Sources said Lalu and her two daughters – Misa Bharti and Hema Yadav – could also be questioned by the CBI ahead of the next hearing.
Lalu’s son and deputy CM Tejashwi Prasad Yadav, who is staying with his mother, said “these things” will continue until the Lok Sabha polls of 2024. “The day the confidence vote was held (in August) and our Mahagathbandhan government was formed, I said this series will continue. There is a hearing on March 15 which is normal bail procedure,” he said. He had left for the state assembly in the morning to attend the ongoing budget session before the CBI team arrived.
Tejashwi Yadav on CBI at Rabri Devi’s house: We have nothing to fear, these things will continue to happen till 2024
Rabri’s lawyer Shiv Kumar Yadav he said, “The lady answered all the questions posed by CBI.” After the CBI team left, Rabri, who is a member of the state legislative council, went to the Upper House to attend the budget session. “It was their (CBI’s) job, which they did and walked away … They’ll bother us a thousand times but we won’t bow,” he said.
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