Illegal Mining Scam: CBI Conducts Searches at 22 Locations in Uttar Pradesh, Delhi
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New Delhi, June 12: The CBI is carrying out searches at 22 locations in Uttar Pradesh and the national capital, including three residential premises, of former UP Minister Gayatri Parajapati in connection with the illegal mining scam, officials said Wednesday.

Prajapati had held the mining portfolio during the Samajwadi Party government under Akhilesh Yadav, they said. Land Scam Case: CBI Raids Ex-Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda’s Residence in Rohtak.

The case pertains to violation of norms in giving mining leases in various districts of the state, the officials added.