Even as the ongoing Income Tax raids on liquor merchants and outlets across several districts of Odisha and seizure of huge amounts of cash continue
Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Saturday granted regular bail to RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav’s wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav in Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) scam case filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
The court also granted interim bail to Rabri Devi and Tejashwi in the scam case filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED).
RJD Chief Lalu Yadav, who is admitted at RIMS, Ranchi, did not appear before the court as doctors had declared him physically unfit to travel.
The court has ordered all accused to furnish a personal bond and surety amount of Rs 1 Lakh each.
The court has fixed November 19 as the next date of hearing.
Accused Lalu Yadav will appear via video conferencing.
The CBI had registered a case in July last year and carried out searches at 12 locations in Patna, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar and Gurgaon in connection with the case.
The case pertains to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotels to a private firm.