The land - for -railway jobs money laundering scam has taken a turn with the Enforcement Directorate arresting Amit Katyal.
His arrest resulting in the Delhi court sending Katyal to the ED’s custody till November 16 and then interrogations brought into light one statement which is this.
Katyal had “acquired" several lands from railway job aspirants on behalf of the RJD chief and former Union railways minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, the ED has alleged.
Katyal was first detained and later arrested by the central agency on November 11 under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA). A local court in Delhi later sent him to the agency's custody till November 16.
The Enforcement Directorate claimed its probe found that Katyal was the director of a company called AK Infosystems Pvt. Ltd when one of the lands from candidates was acquired by the said company "on behalf" of Lalu Prasad.