NEW DELHI: The Patiala House court in Delhi issued summons to RJD chief Lalu Prasad, wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav as accused in IRCTC money laundering case on alleged irregularities in a deal dating back to 2006.
Taking cognisance of the chargesheet, Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Arun Bharadwaj directed all the accused to be present before it on October 6. The court was hearing a case related to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) hotels to a private firm.
The court also issued a production warrant against RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav considering the fact that he is currently lodged in a Ranchi jail after being convicted in a fodder scam case.
The agency had also named RJD member Prem Chand Gupta who is a close associate of lalu and an MP from RJD and 10 others, in the charge sheet filed by the ED under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).