Fodder scam: CBI court to pronounce verdict on March 15. A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on March 15 will pronounce the verdict in connection with the related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the Dumka treasury involving Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav. The CBI court has completed its hearing against Lalu and other 31 accused in the case.
The RJD supremo is already lodged in Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi since December 23, 2017, in connection with the second case of fodder scam related to illegal withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deogarh treasury. The politician had already been convicted in three fodder scam cases in 2013, 2017 and 2018 and got five, three-and-a-half and five years of imprisonment respectively.
After his first conviction, on September 30, 2013, he faced disqualification from Lok Sabha and a ban on contesting elections. (ANI)
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