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Jharkhand High Court rejects Lalu's bail plea

IANS  |  Ranchi 

The on Thursday rejected the bail plea of (RJD) chief and former in a multi-million case.

The high court had reserved verdict on the bail plea on January 4.

After Justice rejected the bail, RJD leaders said they would move the to challenge the court order.

had pleaded for Prasad's bail citing the health condition and age of the He also produced a certificate from a and listed the diseases Prasad is suffering from, adding that he was granted bail in three other cases in which he was convicted.

The (CBI) opposed the bail.

Prasad was convicted on December 23, 2017 in a case of fraudulent withdrawal from Deoghar treasury. 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 in the case. Currently, he is undergoing treatment in the (RIMS), Ranchi.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 17:06 IST
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