Patna, Amidst the political agitation in Bihar, the CBI has taken a big action. The CBI has arrested Lalu Prasad’s closest aide and former MLA Bhola Yadav in connection with the alleged scam in railway recruitment. Apart from this, CBI raided four places including the native village of Bhola Yadav in Darbhanga. Earlier, raids were also conducted at the residence of Lalu Prasad and Rabri Devi in this case.
It is alleged that the land was taken in lieu of recruitment in the Railways. This is the first arrest made by the CBI in this connection. Bhola Yadav is considered the closest aide of Lalu Prasad. He has been made an accused in the case of taking land for a job in the Railways. A big political meaning is also being taken out of his arrest. Significantly, between 2004 and 2009, Bhola Yadav was the OSD of the then Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav.
The CBI has registered a case against Lalu Prasad Yadav, Rabri Devi, Misa Bharti, Hema Yadav and some others recently after investigation in the same case. They are accused of giving jobs in exchange for land or immovable property. According to the CBI, earlier temporary jobs were given during that period and after the land deal was finalized, the job was made permanent. In this case, many people of Lalu family can be blamed.