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Fodder scam case: SC seeks CBI response on Lalu Yadav's bail plea

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Friday sought the CBI's response on a plea of RJD supremo seeking bail in three cases related to the multi-crore

A bench headed by asked the (CBI) to respond in two weeks on Yadav's plea challenging the January 10 verdict of the High Court rejecting bail to him in these cases.

The over Rs 900 crore relates to fraudulent withdrawal of money from treasuries in the Animal Husbandry department in early 1990s when and were one state and the RJD was in power with Yadav the

Yadav is lodged in the in Ranchi, Jharkhand, since December 2017 in these cases.

In the High Court, the RJD supremo had cited old age and poor health for grant of bail.

Yadav, 71, had said he was suffering from diabetes, blood pressure and other ailments and that he had already obtained bail in one of the cases.

He has been convicted for fraudulent withdrawal of money from Deoghar, Dumka and two Chaibasa treasuries. Yadav got bail in one of the two Chaibasa-treasury related cases.

He is currently facing a fifth case pertaining to Doranda treasury.

The has been undergoing treatment at the in

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 13:05 IST
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