A day after Lalu Prasad Yadav's wife Rabri Devi wrote a letter to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar regarding withdrawal security jawans, the Bihar government on Thursday reinstated security outside former chief minister's residence.
Rabri Devi, the wife of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, had alleged a conspiracy by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy Sushil Kumar Modi and the state government behind the move to withdraw her security. The decision to withdraw the security came after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted a raid at Rabri's residence in connection with the IRCTC hotel tender case.
Terming the state government a liar, she further said that no proper security was accorded in the first place, citing that she did not have a house guard.
In July a year ago, the CBI lodged a case against Lalu Prasad, his wife and his son Tejashwi Yadav among others in a case that alleges Lalu Yadav as railway minister handed over the maintenance of two hotels run by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation in Ranchi and Puri to Sujata Hotel, a private company, in return for a prime plot of three acres in Patna through a benami company.
While talking to reporters, Rabri said that security was revoked from her residence at 9pm and alleged that it was government's conspiracy to get her and her family killed.
"They have done this out of political vendetta".
"Returning the security provided to my mother Rabri Devi as ex-CM, to my brother as an MLA and to me as Leader of the Opposition". "But, now people of Bihar and my party workers would take care of my security", she added. Rabri Devi has said that it will be the home minister's (Nitish Kumar) responsibility if anything happens to her or her family.
"The guards were asked to return as RJD chief Lalu Yadav is now in jail", ADG HQ S.K. Singhal told reporters in Patna on Wednesday.