Lalu Prasad Yadav, the former minister of railways, Tejashwi Yadav, the deputy chief minister of Bihar, and other suspects were served summonses by the Delhi Rouse Avenue Court on Friday in connection with a new chargesheet in the alleged Land for Job Scam case. A new chargesheet submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was taken into consideration by the Special Judge Geetanjali Goel, who then summoned each and every defendant.
The CBI claims that in a case involving the “Land for Job Scam,” this is the second chargesheet filed in the designated court against 17 accused, including the former Union Minister of Railways, his wife, son, the former general manager of West Central Railways (WCR), the former two chief operating officers of WCR, as well as private individuals and a private company. In the alleged Land for Job scam case, the CBI has recently filed a chargesheet against Lalu Prasad Yadav, his son Tejashwi Yadav, and others.
CBI had registered a case on May 18, 2022, against Lalu Yadav and others including his wife, two daughters, unknown Public servants and private persons.
It was alleged that the then Union Minister of Railways during the period 2004-2009 had obtained pecuniary advantages in the form of transfer of landed property in the name of his family members etc. in lieu of appointment of Substitutes in Group “D” Post in different Zones of Railways.