ED summons Lalu's son-in-law in money laundering case

Arnima Dwivedi

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Published on 16 Jan 2018 8:53 AM GMT

ED summons Lalus son-in-law in money laundering case
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New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday said Rahul Yadav, son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, will be questioned over Rs 1 crore loan he had given to his mother-in-law Rabri Devi.

The questioning pertains to ED's ongoing probe into a money laundering case against Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti, a Rajya Sabha MP.

The ED wants to know the source of the money given to Rabri Devi, suspecting that it may have been used to buy a three acre plot in Patna.

The land was attached by the agency on December 8 in connection with a separate case of money laundering against Lalu Prasad and his family members.

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"We have summoned Rahul Yadav for questioning over the loan given to Rabri Devi," an ED official said. Rahul Yadav married Lalu Prasad's daughter Ragini Yadav in 2013.

The official didn't give any specific date for the questioning but said it may happen later this week.

"We want to know the source of the money... that was given as loan to Rabri Devi," the official said.

According to the agency officials, the case pertains to alleged money laundering of funds by Mishail Packers and Printers, allegedly linked to Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar.

Bharti and Kumar have already been questioned several times in the case.

--IANS

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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