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Verdict in another fodder scam case against Lalu on Thursday

IANS  |  Ranchi 

The judgement in the fourth case involving former will be delivered on Thursday by a special here.

The hearing in the fodder case -- relating to fraudulent withdrawals of Rs 3.13 crore from December 1995 to January 1996 from the Dumka treasury -- was completed on March 5.

Besides Lalu Prasad, another former and 30 others are accused in this case.

was convicted in the first case in 2013 and awarded five years in jail.

The was convicted by a special in the second case on December 23, 2017, and awarded three-and-half years' imprisonment on January 6.

He was convicted in the third case on January 24, related to fraudulent withdrawals from the Chaibasa treasury, and awarded a five-year jail term.

He now faces two other cases -- one in Ranchi and one in

The multi-million-rupee surfaced in the 1990s when was of undivided The probe was handed over to the on High Court's order.

The bulk of the cases were transferred to Ranchi after was carved out of in 2000.



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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 17:44 IST