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RJD chief Lalu Prasad, wife Rabri Devi, son Tejashwi summoned as accused in a corruption case by Delhi court

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 30 July 2018, 11:17 IST

RJD chief and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav and others are reportedly summoned as an accused by Delhi court in the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam on Monday.

Special Judge Arvind Kumar ordered them to appear before the court on August 31 in a case related to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm.

The investigative agency CBI, which had on 16 April filed the charge sheet in the case against Former CM and others, had said that there was enough evidence against the accused.

As per the report, other than Lalu Yadav and his family members, former union minister Prem Chand Gupta and his wife Sarla Gupta, BK Agarwal, then managing director of IRCTC, and then IRCTC director Rakesh Saxena was also named in the charge sheet.

The other names in the charge sheet include then group general managers of IRCTC V K Asthana and R K Goyal, Vijay Kochhar, Vinay Kochhar, both directors of Sujata Hotels and owners of Chanakya Hotel.

RJD supremo Lalu Yadav has been pronounced guilty in fodder scam and is currently on bail.

 

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First published: 30 July 2018, 11:17 IST
 
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