- His mother Rabri Devi was also granted bail.
- he could be sentenced to seven years in prison
- 3 acres of land was given which was benami property
IRCTC Scam: Bihar deputy CM and veteran RJD leaders Tejashwi and Lalu Prasad Yadav have been given a major relief in the IRCTC scam. The court has given Tejashwi more time to file a reply to the CBI’s plea. On this petition he had sought cancellation of his bail. Tejashwi Yadav has been directed to perform on October 18, 2022.
What is the IRCTC scam, the whole controversy
In the year 2017, CBI had registered a case against 11 accused including Lalu Prasad Yadav Tejashwi Yadav. Subsequently, a special CBI court took cognizance of the chargesheet filed against Lalu Prasad Yadav and others in July 2018. Please inform that today the framing of charges could not start. Following this, in February 2019, a petition was filed in the Delhi High Court challenging the decision by one of the accused Vinod Kumar.
got 3 acres of land
In the year 2004, when Lalu Prasad Yadav was the railway minister, this scam happened during that time. At that time the Railway Board had given service of railway catering and railway hotels to IRCTC completely. During this, irregularities were found in the tender issued for maintenance, operation and development of BNR Hotels of Ranchi and Puri. It was alleged that the collusion between the owner of Sujata Hotel and Lalu Prasad Yadav came to fore. It was told that 3 acres of land was given which was benami property, in this case 11 persons including Lalu Yadav, Rabri Devi and Tejashwi Yadav were also accused.
Can Tejashwi go to jail
According to legal experts, Tejashwi may be jailed if sufficient evidence and witnesses are presented in court. If Tejashwi is found guilty in the IRCTC tender fraud case in court, then the sections imposed on him could lead to seven years in jail. Let us inform that in the same scam case, Delhi’s Patiala House Court had granted bail to Tejashwi as well as his mother Rabri Devi.
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