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Lalu Prasad convicted in another fodder scam case

By LawStreet News Network      19 March, 2018 02:51 AM      0 Comments

A special Central Bureau of Investigation Court in Ranchi on Monday pronouncing judgment in the fourth fodder scam case has held former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav guilty.

Besides Mr. Prasad, the Court also found guilty 29 others, including former IAS officers and animal husbandry officials, but acquitted former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.

The case is pertaining to fraudulently withdrawing of Rs. 3.13 crore from Dumka treasury between December 1995 and January 1996.

Mr. Prasad is already serving a jail term of 13.5 years in three fodder scam cases and lodged in the Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi.



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