Ujjain: Speculations were rife over the raid conducted by the CBI sleuths on the residential premises of Union former minister and senior BJP leader Satyanarayan Jatia. According to information, the CBI sleuths conducted simultaneous raid at about three dozen places across the country on Tuesday in connection with a recruitment scandal at Bokaro Steel Plant. It is said that Jatia’s younger son Rajkumar Jatia was also obliged with appointment on an important post during the tenure of the then steel minister Ramvilas Paswan. On Monday the CBI sleuths conducted raid at Jatia’s two bungalows at Bhopal. This action led to various speculations and the whispers were that the CBI also raided Jatia’s Ved Nagar located residence here on Tuesday afternoon, but when media persons reached there to confirm the information, peculiar silence was observed there. When contacted the BJP divisional media incharge Jayprakash Junwal, he said that it was a Congress sponsored CBI raid on Jatia’s residence. As Dr Jatia has already clarified that he or his son has nothing to do with the scam.

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