Fodder scam: Lalu appears before court


KARISHMA SRIVASTAVA 29/01/2018 15:31 PM
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Fodder Scam- Lalu apperas before court- Newstimes news

Ranchi, Jan 29: Former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Prasad Yadav today appeared before a special Ranchi court in connection with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 184 crore from Doranda Treasury in the early 90s.
Lalu, accompanied by his elder son Tej Pratap, arrived at court for hearing in the fifth fodder scam case RC47A/96, related to Doranda Treasury.
Yadav is already serving a jail term in the second fodder scam case. Verdicts in other cases against him are expected over the next few months.
Lalu is facing a total of six cases in the fodder scam and he has been convicted in three cases.
On January 24, a special CBI court had sentenced Lalu and Jagannath Mishra to 5 years in prison and slapped a fine of Rs 5 lakh on the former and Rs 10 lakh on the latter in connection with the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa Treasury in 1992-1993.
The special CBI court had also convicted 50 people and acquitted six in this case.
The RJD chief was convicted in the fodder scam case for the first time in 2013 and was awarded five years imprisonment.
The multi-million fodder scam case surfaced in the undivided Bihar in the 1990s. 

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