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Lalu returns to Ranchi jail on completion of parole

Press Trust of India  |  Ranchi 

Prasad returned to jail in this evening after the completion of the three-day parole granted to him by prison authorities to attend the wedding of his elder son

The execution of a six-week provisional bail granted to him by the last week would depend when the order reaches the conducting the trial.

Prasad reported back to the jail authorities on the end of the parole, and Prasad's told PTI.

Prasad returned to from by an evening flight and went straight to the jail, Yadav, who accompanied him, said.

Jail sources said Prasad was sent to a prison ward.

The jail authorities had granted the three-day parole to the on May 10 to attend Tej Pratap Yadav's wedding in on May 12. was not included in the duration of parole and hence Prasad returned to the prison this evening, whereas his parole ended yesterday itself.

Tej Pratap Yadav's marriage with Aishwarya Rai, daughter of Chandrika Rai, happened on Saturday on the sprawling campus of Veterinary College in

Governor Satyapal Malik, Minister Nitish Kumar, Ramvilas Paswan, Akhilesh Yadav, leaders and and attended the ceremony.

Meanwhile, the process for execution of a provisional bail granted to Prasad by the on Friday would start in the Special CBI court, which is conducting the trial, once the order reaches there.

"We are waiting for the HC order to reach the trial court to do the formalities for execution of six-week provisional bail," Prasad's told PTI.

"We checked for the order but got the information that it has not reached the trial court till this evening. We are hopeful that it reaches tomorrow," Kumar said.

He said they needed to fill the bail bond and deposit two sureties of Rs 50,000 to get the release order from the trial court on the basis of the hicgh court judgment.

Justice had granted a six-week provisional bail to former Prasad on medical ground on May 11 after hearing all the three fodder scam cases in which he is convicted.

The bail in the three cases - Chaibasa, Dumka and Deoghar treasuries - would be effective from the day he is released from jail.

Prasad, 69, suffers from diabetes, blood pressure, kidney problems and other ailments.

said Prasad would likely return to Patna after completing the formalities for the provisional bail.

From there, he would go to Delhi, and some other places on the advice of doctors for specialised treatment.

The RJD supremo has been in jail since December 23, after being convicted in the Deoghar treasury case for three-and-a-half years before being convicted in the Chaibasa treasury case (five years) and the Dumka treasury case (14 years).

The over Rs 900 crore fodder scam cases are related to illegal withdrawal of money from government treasury by the animal husbandry department in undivided Bihar in the 1990s, when Prasad was the

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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 20:15 IST
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