Connection between the Commissioner Rakesh Asthana & RJD supremo Lalu Yadav?- Veteran IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the new Police Commissioner of Delhi. At present, Asthana is holding the post of Director General of BSF. Asthana, a Gujarat cadre officer, has been given this responsibility three days before his retirement. He has been given an extension of one year. Rakesh Asthana is considered a very smart officer. He also played an important role in the investigation of the fodder scam case. Not only this, he also questioned RJD supremo Lalu Yadav.
Lalu Yadav was questioned in the fodder scam case
At the time when Rakesh Asthana was in the post of CBI SP, the investigation of fodder scam had progressed under his leadership. In the fodder scam case, he had interrogated Lalu Yadav for a long time, about which he had also come into the limelight. After this investigation, Asthana filed a charge sheet against Lalu Prasad Yadav in 1996. In which the RJD chief was arrested shortly after.
Chargesheet was filed in 1996, then Lalu had to go to jail
It is being told that Rakesh Asthana, who had interrogated Lalu Yadav, was only 35 years old. However, he also filed a charge sheet along with the investigation of the case. In which Lalu Yadav had to go to jail. Right now the RJD supremo is out on bail in the fodder scam case. Rakesh Asthana’s name is also associated with many big cases. It was under his supervision that the investigation of the drugs case related to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput was also started. He has also investigated the Godhra incident of Gujarat. His investigation was also upheld by the SIT.
Who is Rakesh Asthana?
Rakesh Asthana is originally from Jharkhand. Born on July 9, 1961, Rakesh Asthana has also been the Special Director in CBI and Director General in Narcotics Control Bureau. During the appointment in the CBI, the dispute between the then director Alok Verma and him was in the news. Then there was speculation till his removal from the post. At that time, he was transferred after a dispute with the then CBI Director Alok Verma. Both had made serious allegations of bribery and corruption against each other in the investigation of a corruption case. The special thing is that before joining the CBI, Alok Verma himself had also been the Delhi Police Commissioner.