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    Lalu Prasad gets bail in fodder scam case

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    However, he will remain in jail in two other cases related to the scam.

    The former Bihar Chief Minister has been convicted in four fodder scam cases and awarded upto 14 years of imprisonment.
    Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court Friday granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad in a fodder scam case, but the former Bihar chief minister will remain in jail as he is also serving sentence in two other related cases.

    Justice Apresh Kumar Singh granted Lalu's bail plea in the case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury on the ground that he has served half of his prison term of three-and-a-half years.

    Lalu was convicted in four fodder scam cases pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of money from Deoghar, Dumka and Chaibasa treasuries in Jharkhand. He was convicted in two cases for fraudulent withdrawals from the Chaibasa Treasury.

    Besides the Deoghar Treasury case, he has secured bail in one of the Chaibasa cases.

    The RJD chief is also facing a fifth fodder scam case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of money from Doranda Treasury.

    Lalu has been in a prison here since December 2017 and is now under treatment at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences in the city.

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    12 Comments on this Story

    Monoranjan Bezboruah393 days ago
    This Scoundrel and a True Low Lifer ought to be sent to the fields to do hard physical labor. That alone--hard, hard physical labor --would have cured this Thug from his propensity to steal from the public. The problem in our India is that we go very soft on these types of politicians, although they are the worst enemies that India can imagine! One wonders as to when will our India make these Louts and Low Lifers do hard physical labors in fields and factories to pay back for their own volitions or criminal actions that they took to enrich themselves at the cost of the Nation and of course of Laws and Regulations!
    Kishore Kumar396 days ago
    where is the public money
    Jeetendra Bafna396 days ago
    What a shame
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