Patna : Recovery of huge amount of cash and other valuables purportedly stolen from the house of BJP MP Giriraj Singh on Wednesday triggered ruckus in both Houses of Bihar Legislature and the state police said it might interrogate the leader in course of the investigation.
“We can say about the source of money only after the investigation is over. The police may interrogate Giriraj Singh if needed. He is in Delhi and we will decide on that once he returns from there,” Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters) Gupteshwar Pandey told.
A break-in into the flat of the Nawada MP located in posh Boring Road under Srikrishna Puri police station here took place on Monday, while he was away in Delhi to attend Parliament session. Police on Tuesday recovered from an autorickshaw Rs 1.14 crore in cash, $ 600, gold and silver jewellery and six luxury watches purportedly stolen from Singh’s flat after arresting four persons, including his bodyguard and servant. But the police were facing a problem to find the real owners of the cash and valuables with no claimants in sight till now.
“The FIR regarding the theft was lodged by an acquaintance of Singh. He didn’t provide details about the stolen goods. We are yet to be contacted by the MP regarding the cash,” added Pandey. Patna Senior Superintendent of Police Manu Maharaj told that the police have written to the Enforcement Directorate requesting it to investigate the case.
He said some of the currency wads bore seal of a nationalised bank’s branch located at Imphal in Manipur. The four arrested persons were produced before the district court on Wednesday, which remanded them to judicial custody.