The premise of the Supreme Court lawyer RK Anand is one of the prime spots in Jharkhand where raids were conducted today by the CBI.

The Central Bureau of Investigation has conducted searches at 16 places including Ranchi, Dhanbad, Bokaro, Godda, Dumka districts of Jharkhand, Bihar's Patna and in Delhi at the premises of the accused in the 34th national games scam case.

This includes RK Anand Bowling Green near Sports complex whose outdoor facilities were built in 2008 and the indoor stadium came up in 2009 with money from MPLAD fund of RK Anand, a former Rajya Sabha Member.

Due to RK Anand’s built up lawn ball stadium, five of 10 players in the Birmingham Common Wealth Games who won gold were from Jharkhand.

In any case, RK Anand who was  Chairman of National Games Organising Committee held in Jharkhand in 2011 was one of the accused in the 34th National Games scam being investigated by the CBI following order of the high court.

A case was filed to investigate alleged irregularities in the purchase of sports items, equipment and allied services during the 34th National Games, which was held in Ranchi in February 2011.

The raids were conducted on Friday after an FIR was registered into the matter on the orders of the High Court.

Searches were held at former MLA Bandhu Tirkey and ex-Working Chairman of National Games Organising Committee RK Anand's premises in Ranchi.

The CBI in a statement said, "Certain incriminating documents have been recovered during searches which are being scrutinised."


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