New Delhi: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav moved Delhi Excessive Court docket on Wednesday searching for a keep on three summons issued by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in reference to land-for-jobs rip-off, information company ANI reported.
The petition filed by Yadav mentions that discover underneath Part 160 of CrPC might be issued to an individual who lives throughout the jurisdiction of that police station or the adjoining police station. Subsequently, the CBI notices has been gross violation of Part 160 of CrPC.
The plea additional acknowledged that the petitioner is a everlasting resident of Patna.
The Deputy Chief Minister via his petition additionally urged that instructions be issued to the central company that each time he’s interrogated within the case, he be allowed the presence of advocates at a visual distance and never audible, as per legislation laid down by the Supreme Court docket.
In the meantime, the Rouse Avenue Court docket earlier within the day granted common bail to former Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, his spouse Rabri Devi, their daughter Misa Bharti and the opposite accused within the alleged rip-off.
Notably, the land-for-jobs case pertains to alleged appointments made within the railways in return for land parcels gifted or offered to Prasad’s household when he was the union railway minister between 2004 and 2009.
In its probe, the CBI discovered that the accused, in connivance with the then Common Supervisor of Central Railway and CPO of Central Railway had appointed individuals of their title or their shut family in lieu of land. The land was acquired at a value decrease than the prevailing circle price and far decrease than the market price.
A number of individuals residing in Patna themselves or via their relations had offered their land in Patna in favour of Prasad’s relations and a personal firm managed by his household was additionally concerned within the switch of such immovable properties.