Lalu, Rabri, Tejashwi Get Bail in Land-for-Job Scam Case

New Delhi: A Delhi court granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his wife Rabri Devi and their son and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav in the alleged land-for-job scam in the Railways on Wednesday.

The court granted bail to them after they appeared before the court in pursuance of summons issued against them.

The court had on September 22 summoned the accused after taking cognisance of the charge sheet filed against them by the CBI. Lalu Yadav is out on bail in this case as well as fodder scam cases.

It was the second charge sheet filed by the CBI in the case but the first in which Tejashwi Yadav has been named as an accused.

As per the chargesheet, during Lalu Prasad’s tenure as the railway minister from 2004 to 2009 jobs were provide din Western Railways in return for land parcels gifted or transferred by the recruits in the name of the RJD supremo’s family or associates.

On May 18, 2022, the CBI registered a case against Lalu Yadav and 15 others, including his wife, two daughters, and unidentified public servants and private persons.

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