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Ranchi Police assures probe into Lalu's aides serving him in jail

ANI  |  Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India] 

The Police have said they were probing the matter in connection with reports of (RJD) Chief Yadav's two aides serving him in jail.

Reports had, yesterday, surfaced that two aides of the former surrendered in an allegedly false case and were lodged in Ranchi's jail on the same day when Lalu was sent to prison in connection with the fodder scam case.

"It seems these are the two people who had surrendered in a case which was registered on December 23. We are probing the matter," RK Mehta, told ANI.

An FIR was filed against Mohan and Laxman in an alleged case of snatching and assaulting on December 23 in the in

As per reports, the two deliberately committed the crime to get themselves imprisoned in the same jail as Lalu and serve him there.

Lalu was lodged in Ranchi's Central Jail after a special sentenced him to 3.5 years of jail on January 6. He was sentenced in the case pertaining to embezzling of more than Rs 89 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 13:55 IST