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Sep 12, 2017 02:02 PM IST | Source:

I-T department attaches Rs 40 crore property in Delhi belonging to Tejashwi Yadav

The combined worth of all the attached properties is estimated to be Rs 170 crore

Tightening its noose over Lalu Yadav and his family, the Income Tax department attached another Yadav family owned property in Delhi-NCR that belonged to his son Tejashwi Yadav. Last week, the Enforcement Directorate had attached a farmhouse in Delhi belonging to Misa Bharti, the Rajya Sabha MP and daughter of Lalu Prasad Yadav.

House no. D-1088 in New Friends colony was attached under the Benami Transaction (Prohibition) Act, said an I-T officer to The Times of India. Earlier, in June, the department had issued a provisional attachment order against the property owned by AB Exports. As per the claims of I-T department, the beneficial owner of the property are three children of Lalu Prasad, Tejashwi, Ragini and Chanda Yadav.

The property is estimated to be worth Rs 40 crore, however, the declared book value is just Rs 5 crore.

In June, the department had identified several benami properties belonging to the family in Delhi and Patna and had issued provisional attachment orders. The orders had named Lalu’s wife Rabri Devi, daughters—Misa Bharti, Chanda Yadav and Ragini Yadav. Tejashwi Yadav and son-in-law Shailesh also feature as beneficial owners of the properties.

The combined worth of all the attached properties is estimated to be Rs 170 crore, as per the report by Times of India.

The department is in process of issuing more attachment orders for properties in Delhi, Patna and Danapur.
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