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Lalu moves Jharkhand High Court against conviction, seeks

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

RJD Supremo Prasad moved the High today in appeal against his conviction in a case and also sought The RJD leader's Chittaranjan Sinha said the will hear his petitions likely on January 19. The special of Shiv Pal Singh had on January 6 handed down three-and-a-half years prison term to in the case pertaining to illegal withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar treasury between 1991 and 1994, in the second of the five cases against him. On September 30, 2013, was held guilty in another case of illegal withdrawal of Rs 37.70 crore from the Chaibasa treasury and sentenced for five years.

The RJD boss was on in this case when he was convicted and sentenced in the one related to fraudulent withdrawal of funds in the Deoghar case. Apart from these two cases, he in an accused in three other cases of the estimated to have caused a loss of Rs 900 crore to the exchequer when he was the chief minister of undivided

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 22:40 IST
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