RJD chief Lalu Yadav Sentenced To 14 Years In Prison In Fourth Fodder Scam Case.

RJD chief Lalu Yadav convicted in four cases here is the list of all cases Rashtriya Janata Dal chief and former chief minister of Bihar Lalu Yadav was convicted and 14 years of imprisonment in the fourth case of fodder scam. There are six cases against him but the judgment so far came in the four cases in which he was found guilty.Here is the list of all cases in which he was convicted.The court said Prasad will have to serve two separate seven-year terms consecutively in the case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.76 crore from Dumka treasury during December 1995 to January 1996. He will also have to pay a fine of Rs 60 lakh under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Prabhat Kumar, Prasad’s counsel, told journalists that he will appeal to a higher court against the judgment.Prasad’s conviction in the first case in 2013 had led to his disqualification from the Lok Sabha membership. Saturday’s verdict appears to be a big setback to his plans of a political comeback.The fodder scam, probed by the CBI, relates to the fraudulent withdrawal of nearly Rs 950 crores between 1990 and 1995 when public funds were swindled from different treasuries for fictitious spends on fodder and other expenses for cattle.
In the Dumka case, the court of special CBI judge Shivpal Singh convicted Prasad and 18 others guilty on March 19. It acquitted 12 accused, including former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra.Prasad has now been convicted in four fodder scam cases out of six registered against him in Jharkhand and Bihar.His first conviction came on September 30, 2013, in Chaibasa treasury case related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.70 crore. Handed a five-year jail term, Prasad came out of jail after 77 days on bail granted by the Supreme Court in December that year.His trouble renewed again in 2017 when a special CBI court on December 23 convicted him in the second scam related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar treasury. Prasad was sentenced 3.5 years of jail term in this case.

On January 6, RJD chief Lalu Prasad was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in jail by a CBI special court in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago.Lalu Prasad was convicted in the first fodder scam case in 2013 and awarded five years in jail.

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