Fodder Scam Bihar Judgement: Lalu Yadav to be sentenced tomorrow by CBI court

Fodder Scam Bihar Judgement: Lalu Yadav to be sentenced tomorrow by CBI court
Written by Pallavi Parmar

The special CBI Court will pronounce the quantum of punishment for Lalu Yadav tomorrow. As per the reports, the special CBI court has deferred the sentencing of former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Yadav along with 15 others in Fodder Scam case. The Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was accused of multi-million-rupee. And the court will soon pronounce the judgement on the Bihar fodder scam case. According to the reports, on 23rd December 2017, Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted by the Special Central Bureau of Investigation court in the fodder scam case for frauding of Rs 9.4 billion.

As per the reports, the CBI court convicted Lalu Prasad Yadav along with former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra and five others relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 9.4 billion of the Deoghar district between 1990 and 1994. And now the trial of the fodder scam case was completed on 13th December 2017. The court has convicted Lalu along with 15 others on 23rd December. While today at 11 am the discussion over this case has begun in Ranchi Court. Earlier there were around 34 accused in the case, but 11 have died during the trials. Later on, the court convicted 16 people including Lalu Yadav and IAS officials Phoolchand Mandal, Mahesh Prasad.

The Fodder Scam or Chara Scam was a corruption scandal which involved fraudulent of about Rs. 9.4 billion which is equivalent to Rs 34 billion in 2016 from the government of Bihar. The scandal led in the era of Lalu Yadav’s government. The RJD chief Lalu Yadav accused by the court of fodder scam, the corruption scheme. The scheme which involved the fabrication of vast herds of fictitious livestock for supposedly procured the medicines, animal husbandry and fodder equipment.

70 years old, Lalu Prasad Yadav is suffering from several diseases. Thus, the lawyers on Tuesday in the press conference said that Lalu Yadav would be awarded for the minimum punishment of three or five years.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.

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