You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Lalu appears in CBI court for fodder scam case

The RJD chief has appeared in 3 fodder scam cases. The witness, however, did not appear in any case

IANS  |  Ranchi 

File photo: RJD chief Lalu Prasad
File photo: RJD chief Lalu Prasad

Former Bihar chief minister and (RJD) chief appeared on Friday in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi in connection with the multi-million

The leader has appeared in three fodder scam cases. The witness, however, did not appear in any case.

Lalu Prasad, who appeared in the court on Thursday as well, has been asked to appear again on August 25. He, however, requested for a date after August 27 as his rally is scheduled in Patna.

The former Bihar chief minister is facing trial in three fodder scam cases related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 49 crore from Doranda (Ranchi), Rs 33.60 crore from Chaibasa and Rs 95 lakh from Deoghar treasuries.

He is appearing regularly in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) courts in different fodder scam cases.

had already been convicted in a and he was awarded five years' sentence in October 2013. He is currently on bail.

He is accused in four cases of multi million Animal Husbandry Department (AHD) scam which is popularly known as the fodder scam. The Supreme Court had set aside the Jharkhand High Court and asked to face trail in all cases separately.

First Published: Fri, August 18 2017. 15:16 IST