RJD supremo and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad Yadav has been sentenced to 3.5 years imprisonment in a fodder scam case by a special CBI court in Ranchi. He was also fined five lakh rupees. Lalu Prasad Yadav was sentenced by video conferencing in Ranchi Special CBI Court.
In the hearing on December 23, he was convicted by a special CBI court. After 21 years, the result of this case was made. Lalu’s sentence was adjourned three times. Later, Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to three years imprisonment and up to five lakh rupees for fodder scam. The court has clarified that Lalu Prasad will not get bail from the Ranchi court. He will have to go to the high court for bail.
6 Accused Acquitted
The other accused in the case, Fulchand, Mahesh Prasad, Beck Julius, Sunil Kumar, Sushil Kumar, Sudhir Kumar and Rajaram are also fined three-and-a-half years and fine of Rs 5 lakhs have been imposed. In this case, the lawmakers expressed the possibility that Lalu Prasad Yadav could be sentenced to seven years in the case. However, Lalu Prasad Yadav had requested the court to lower his sentence due to his health.
The verdict that convicted 16 people, including Lalu, was special. Shivpal Singh announced that. After this, all the accused were sent to jail. The court also ordered the seizure of all assets made by Lalu Prasad after 1990. Six other accused, including one former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, was acquitted for lack of evidence.
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