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IRCTC Scam: Delhi court directs Lalu Prasad to appear via video conference

The case relates to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

IRCTC Scam: Delhi court directs Lalu Prasad to appear via video conference

A on Monday directed Prasad to appear before it on December 20 through video conference in connection with the case.

passed the directions after he was told that the accused could not appear before the court, as per earlier direction, owing to his ill health.

The directed the CBI and ED to ensure Lalu's presence from video conference from the hospital, if he is still lodged there, or from jail.

The ED, meanwhile, opposed the bail application of Prasad's wife Rabri Devi, son and others on the grounds that they were influential persons who could hamper the probe if granted the relief.

The case relates to alleged irregularities in granting operational contract of two IRCTC hotels to a private firm.

First Published: Mon, November 19 2018. 11:20 IST
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