Bid to malign me but CBI should tell what it found in raid: Lalu

Bid to malign me but CBI should tell what it found in raid: Lalu

Bid to malign me but CBI should tell what it found in raid: Lalu

RJD president Lalu Prasad on Friday came down heavily on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said that no amount of raids by the CBI, Enforcement Directorate (ED) or the Income Tax department would deter him.

“I have been facing CBI sleuths for the last 20 years. And I have even won the DA (disproportionate assets) case from the Supreme Court. So I won’t be cowed down through these raids, which are aimed only to malign me and my family,” said the RJD chief while speaking to media in Ranchi soon after his appearance in the CBI court in a fodder scam case.

Lalu also asked the CBI officers to inform the country what they found during the raids in Patna. “A propaganda has been unleashed for quite long time that we have amassed huge wealth. But the fact is that we have done no wrong. Whatever property we have, is in public domain. The CBI officers, who conducted raids today, should tell the nation what they found during the raid at our house,” averred an undaunted Lalu.

The RJD president asserted that it was actually not the fault of CBI officers who raided his house in the morning, as they were “merely following the diktats of their political masters Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. Although it was not fair to conduct raids in Patna when I was in Ranchi.”

Unperturbed over such raids, Lalu said he had asked his wife Rabri Devi to fully cooperate with the CBI officers and let them search which ever room they wanted to. “I also told her that when these officers leave, they should take along our security personnel as extra cover so as to reach their destination safely. Because if some unwanted elements indulged in brick-batting, everyone will squarely blame me,” said Lalu.   

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