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Jharkhand HC cancels Lalu's provisional bail

IANS  |  Ranchi 

The on Friday rejected the provisional bail of Rashtriya (RJD) chief and former Bihar Lalu Prasad, asking him to surrender by August 30.

The court while hearing the former leader's regular bail plea on August 10 had said that he could not stay in a house on a provisional bail. Lalu's had sought three more months of provisional bail on health grounds.

The CBI argued that Lalu was misusing the bail provisions and that he goes to his home after getting treatment.

Lalu was granted six weeks of provisional bail for treatment in May which was later extended by the court.

He was in after being convicted in December 2017 in a case.

He was convicted in two more cases in January and March this year and awarded 14-year imprisonment.

In 2013, the was convicted in the first case and sentenced to jail for five years.

The multi-million had surfaced in the 1990s when he was Bihar At the directive of the Patna High Court, the probe was handed over to the



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First Published: Fri, August 24 2018. 18:18 IST