CBI CONDUCTS SEARCHES AT 6 LOCATIONS INCLUDING LUCKNOW AND PRAYAGRAJ IN AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION OF A CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 17.07.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today conducted searches at six locations including Lucknow and Prayagraj/Allahabad at the premises of Ex. MP; his associates and others in an ongoing investigation of a case. Certain incriminating documents and articles have been recovered during searches.

CBI had registered a case on 12.06.2019 U/s 147, 149, 386, 329, 420, 467, 468, 471, 394, 506 and 120-B of IPC against Ex. MP, resident of District Prayagraj/Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh) and others on the orders dated 23.04.2019 of Hon’ble Supreme Court of India and taken over the investigation of the FIR No. 810/2018, earlier registered at Police Station Krishna Nagar, Lucknow. It was alleged in the FIR that the said Ex. MP had been demanding extortion money from the businessman based at Lucknow. It was further alleged that when the businessman opposed the same, the associates of Ex. MP abducted him from Lucknow in a car and took him to Deoria Jail, where the said Ex. MP was present. It was also alleged in the FIR that the businessman was criminally intimidated and beaten up by said Ex. MP & his men and all his four firms were forcefully got transferred in the name of the associates of said Ex. MP.

Further investigation is continuing.

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