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Lalu walks out of jail on provisional bail

IANS  |  Ranchi 

walked out of central jail after nearly five months on provisional of six weeks.

Lalu Prasad, the former Bihar Chief Minister, left for accompanied by party

Earlier in the day, the order by the to release the reached the after which two bonds of Rs 50,000 each were furnished. The court also asked Lalu to submit his passport so that he could not leave the country.

He had reached Ranchi on Monday after three days' parole to attend his elder son Tej Pratap's marriage.

was admitted to RIMS in Ranchi on March 17 following complaints of uneasiness when he was lodged at the Jail where he is serving a jail term since December 23, 2017 in connection with the He was also sent to AIIMS, for treatment. He returned to Ranchi on May 1 from AIIMS.

He has been convicted in four cases since 2013, the latest being the Dumka treasury case in which a special sentenced him to 14 years in jail.



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 19:46 IST