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Land For Job Scam: The property controlled by Lalu son Tejashwi is also in a lot of trouble. The actual market value of the bungalow that Tejaswi has shown is Rs 4 lakh on paper is Rs 150 crore.
In the land scam for jobs, ED has raided the residential and business places of several people belonging to Lalu Yadav and his family. The ED has been targeted by the opposition for these raids. The opposition alleges that now the family of Lalu Yadav is being harassed by the government. The opposition is also besieging the Modi government in this matter.
ED has now released its official statement on the land for jobs case. The ED claimed that based on specific information, raids were conducted at 24 locations in Delhi-NCR, Patna, Mumbai and Ranchi. From where the ED has seized some objectionable documents including around Rs 1 crore cash, 1900 US dollars, 540 grams of gold, 1.5 kg of gold jewellery.
What else was found in the raid?
According to ED, during the investigation of the case, it was found that out of about Rs 600 crore, immovable property worth Rs 350 crore was purchased. 250 crore rupees have been invested in benami properties. During the investigation, it was found that most of these lands were wrongly grabbed by the then Railway Minister Lalu Yadav in the posh areas of Patna in the name of providing railway jobs. The cost of which is 200 crore rupees in today’s era.
Many sensational claims
The ED claimed that during the raids, the agency found out the names of the benami properties, the names of the shell companies and who benefited from them. A bungalow in New Friend Colony which is in the name of M/s AB Exports Pvt., but is actually controlled by Tejashwi Yadav and his family. The price of this property was shown on paper only 4 lakhs, while the real price of this bungalow is 150 crore rupees.
The investigating agency suspects that the cash has been used to buy these bungalows and properties in Mumbai. Also, most of the cash has been used in the purchase of the diamonds and jewels that have been found. During the investigation, it was found that the four pieces of land that were grabbed were bought for Rs 7.5 lakh to get a Group D job. Later it was sold to former RJD MLA Abu Dujana for three and a half crores. Most of this money was transferred to Tejashwi’s account.