Today, the special CBI court sentenced five years jail to former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav. He was accused in the third fodder scam by the court today. Earlier in this month, Lalu Prasad Yadav had sentenced to 3.5 years jail in Deoghar fodder scam. And today again he sentenced to 5 years jail in another fodder scam. Also, he has mounted with Rs 10 lakh fine today by the Ranchi court. As per the reports, the CBI judge SS Prasad has pronounced the quantum of punishment and fine against Lalu Yadav along with another former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra accused of Chaibasa fodder scam case.
RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has already accused by the court in two fodder scam cases. And now the Ranchi court has again convicted him in the third fodder scam. The third fodder scam case against the RJD’s Chief Lalu Yadav pertained the fraudulent of Rs 33.67 crores between 1992-1993 from Chaibasa district that now belongs to Jharkhand. While earlier on 6th January 2018 he was charged with 3.5 years jail for frauding of Rs. 89 lakh from the Deoghar district treasury during 1990-1994. Meanwhile, Lalu Prasad Yadav has appealed to the High court for his bail in the fodder scam case.
69-year-old, RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav is now at the Ranchi’s Birsa Munda Jail. As per the reports, Lalu has asked a judge to shift him to an open jail where prisoners can stay with their families. Firstly, Lalu Yadav was convicted in the fodder scam four years ago, however, he got bail after staying in jail for two months. But after the conviction by the Ranchi court last December in another fodder scam, Lalu has sentenced to 3.5 years jail. And today the court sentenced to 5 years jail along with Rs 10 lakh fine against Lalu Yadav in third fodder scam where he convicted along with 56 others and former Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra.