ED summons Lalu Prasad Yadav's second son-in-law Rahul in money laundering probe

The Enforcement Directorate has summoned another son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Rahul Yadav.

PTI January 16, 2018 12:35:02 IST
ED summons Lalu Prasad Yadav's second son-in-law Rahul in money laundering probe

New Delhi: The Enforcement Directorate has summoned another son-in-law of RJD chief Lalu Prasad, Rahul Yadav, in connection with its money laundering probe against his MP daughter Misa Bharti and others.

ED summons Lalu Prasad Yadavs second soninlaw Rahul in money laundering probe

File image of Lalu Prasad Yadav. PTI

In what comes as fresh trouble for the Lalu Prasad family, the agency has allegedly detected some funds being transferred by Rahul Yadav to his mother-in-law Rabri Devi, the wife of Lalu Prasad.

gency sources said Rahul Yadav, husband of Lalu Prasad's fourth daughter Ragini, has now been issued summons to depose before the investigating officer of the case later this week and explain this transfer of about Rs 1 crore.

The agency has already questioned Shailesh Kumar, Lalu Prasad's other son-in-law and husband of his daughter Misa Bharti, in this case many times in the past.

The case pertains to alleged money laundering of funds by a firm — Ms Mishail Packers and Printers Pvt Ltd — and is said to be linked to Misa and Shailesh.

The ED is probing the case under criminal sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

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