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Fodder scam: SC notice to CBI on Lalu plea for bail

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The on Friday issued notice to the (CBI) on a plea by (RJD) supremo and former seeking bail in multi-million cases.

The bench of Ranjan Gogoi, Justice and Justice gave the investigating agency two weeks' time to file its response to the bail plea by the former

Appearing for Lalu Prasad, told the court that Yadav had already been in jail for the last 22 months and was not in proper state of health.

A part of his continuing incarceration, following conviction in three cases, Prasad has spent in hospital on account of his indifferent health.

Prasad moved the top court against January 10 rejecting his plea for bail.

Prasad was convicted on December 23, 2017 in a case of fraudulent withdrawal from Deoghar treasury in He was out on provisional bail in May last year for treatment but surrendered in August after the high court asked him to.

Prasad has been convicted in four cases and awarded 14-year jail term.



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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 19:10 IST