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Fact Check: 23 kg of gold seized from Bihar BJP candidate’s house between elections, JDU gave price of Rs 119 crore | 23 kg gold found in Bihar BJP candidate’s house, but in reality raids were in Nepal

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Fact Check: 23 Kg Of Gold Seized From Bihar BJP Candidate’s House Between Elections, JDU Gave Price Of Rs 119 Crore

What’s going viral: It is being claimed on social media that gold worth Rs 119 crore has been seized from the house of BJP candidate Pramod Sinha from Raxaul in Bihar.

Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti shared a video on Twitter on 17 October at 10:34 am claiming to have seized gold worth Rs 119 crore from the BJP leader’s house.

The same claim was made by tweeting from the official Twitter handle of RJD Aurangabad. However, the tweet was later deleted from Misa Bharti’s account.

And what is the truth?

  • To confirm the claim, we started searching media reports related to the raid on the house of the Bihar BJP candidate. Dainik Bhaskar’s news According to the BJP, 23 kg of gold was seized from the house of BJP candidate Pramod Sinha on 17 October. The news shows that the value of the seized gold is not 119 crore but 11 crores.
  • This matter is related to Nepal. Ashok Sinha, a brother of BJP candidate Pramod Sinha, has been living in Birganj, Nepal for the last several years. Nepal police raided Sinha’s hideout under secret information. During the raid, the Nepal Police has recovered 23 kg of gold and 2 kg of silver.
  • Apart from Dainik Bhaskar, there is a news related to this raid on many other news websites. In most reports, the value of seized gold has been reported to be Rs 11-12 crore only.
  • Gold prices vary daily. 19 October in India The prices According to this, the value of 10 grams of gold is Rs 52,690. From this perspective, the value of 23 kg of gold seized is about 12.11 crore rupees.
  • It is clear that the seizure of gold from the house of the BJP candidate’s brother during the Bihar assembly elections is correct. However, the price of gold is not Rs 119 crore, but 11-13 crore rupees. Also, the seizure has been done in Nepal, not in India.

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