Tahlka News Bureau
New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Saturday raided the residence of Lalu Prasad Yadav's daughter and Rajaya Sabha MP Misa Bahrti in Sainik Farms, New Delhi. The raides were carried put in connection with an ongoing case against her.
Earlier this year, the ED arrested CA Rajesh Aggarwal, who was linked to Bahrti, in alleged Rs 8,000 crore PMLA cases. Bahrti also skipped questioning by Income TAX Department officials in connection with the probe into an alleged Rs 1,000 crore benami land deal and tax evasion case more than once in June.
Yesterday, her father and former Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's house were raided by the CBI in connection with alleged irregularities on awarding tenders for the maintenance of two railway hotel in Ranchi and Puri in 2006. A case has also been booked by the CBI against Lalu and his wife Rabri Devi,his son and Bihar Deputy CM Tejashwi Yadav and five others.
The CBI conducted raids at 12 different locations across the country including Lalu Yadav's residence in Patna. Lalu has accused BJP President Amit Shah and PM Narendra Modi of carrying out political vendetta against him after the raids were conducted. "We will eradicate the saffron party as they are trying to interfere in our alliance. Listen Modi and Amit Shah, I and the public will break your arrogance even if I have to get hanged for that," he had said.