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Fodder scam: SC to hear Lalu Yadav's bail plea on Friday

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The is scheduled to hear on Friday the petitions filed by seeking bail in three cases related to the multi-crore

A bench headed by will hear Yadav's petition challenging the January 10 verdict of the High Court, rejecting bail to him in these cases.

Yadav is lodged in in Ranchi,

The related to fraudulent withdrawal of government funds from the treasuries of various districts of undivided in the 1990s when RJD was in power and Yadav the

Yadav was lodged in jail in 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, 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.

He 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

The over Rs 900 crore fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of money from treasuries in the Animal Husbandry department in early 90s when and were one state.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 20:35 IST