ED arrests alleged associate of Lalu Prasad’s family

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Katyal was detained by the company on Friday and was arrested after questioning, they stated. He is anticipated to be produced earlier than an area courtroom the place the ED will search his custody for interrogation.

The Enforcement Directorate has arrested Amit Katyal, an alleged associate of RJD chief Lalu Prasad and his son Tejashwi Yadav, in reference to a cash laundering investigation into the alleged land-for-jobs rip-off case, official sources stated on Saturday.

Katyal was detained by the company on Friday and was arrested after questioning, they stated. He is anticipated to be produced earlier than an area courtroom the place the ED will search his custody for interrogation.

Sources stated Katyal was evading the company’s summons for questioning for about two months.

The Delhi High Court had lately rejected his plea to quash the ED summons in opposition to him on this case.

The premises of Katyal had been raided by the federal company in March when it had additionally coated the premises of Lalu Prasad, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav, his sisters and others.

Katyal, based on the ED, is a “close associate” of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo in addition to a former director of A Ok Infosystems Private Limited.

A Ok Infosystems Private Limited is allegedly a “beneficiary company” within the case and its registered handle is a residential constructing in south Delhi’s New Friends Colony, which was being utilized by Tejashwi Yadav.

The alleged rip-off pertains to the interval when Prasad was the railway minister within the UPA-1 authorities.

It is alleged that from 2004 to 2009, a number of individuals had been appointed to Group “D” positions in varied zones of the Indian Railways and in lieu, these individuals transferred their land to the family members of the then railway minister Prasad and A Ok Infosystems Private Limited.

The ED case, filed beneath the prison sections of the PMLA, stems from a criticism lodged by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

According to the CBI, no commercial or public discover was issued for appointment, however some residents of Patna had been appointed as substitutes in numerous zonal railways in Mumbai, Jabalpur, Kolkata, Jaipur and Hazipur.

As a quid professional quo, the candidates, immediately or by way of their instant family members, allegedly bought land to Prasad’s family members at extremely discounted charges, as much as one-fourth to one-fifth of the prevailing market charges, the CBI has alleged. 


Nilesh Desai
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