New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has recently shared certain crucial documents related to the deposits of Rs 10 lakh allegedly in the account of former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi at Patna-based Awami Co-operative Bank Limited during demonetisation with the Enforcement Directorate (ED). Several other RJD leaders are also under the scanner of the central probe agencies in connection with the case.
The CBI, which is also investigating the matter, recently questioned Rabri Devi in connection with the case. “The Income Tax department had conducted raids at the bank in January 2017 and seized Rs 10 lakh and found details of how 50 people, most of them labourers, allegedly deposited Rs 50 lakh in the bank after demonetisation. There are several other RJD leaders are now under the scanner of the CBI.