1. Fodder scam verdict: Lalu Prasad Yadav to be sentenced today

Fodder scam verdict: Lalu Prasad Yadav to be sentenced today

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will be pronouncing the quantum of sentence for former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad who has been convicted in a fodder scam case.

By: | Ranchi | Published: January 3, 2018 7:49 AM
Lalu Prasad Yadav is bound to get relief from the High Court when he appeals against the trial court’s decision, he said. (PTI)

A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court will be pronouncing the quantum of sentence for former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad who has been convicted in a fodder scam case. On December 23, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief along with 14 others was found guilty by the court while seven accused including former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra were acquitted. Lalu has been convicted in one of the cases of the fodder scam, wherein Rs 900 crore from the Bihar exchequer were siphoned off under the pretext of purchasing fodder for livestock, during ’80s and ’90s.

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