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Fodder Scam in third case Lalu Prasad found guilty

Fodder Scam in third case Lalu Prasad found guilty
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A special CBI court pronounced Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav as guilty in the third case of multi-crore fodder scam related to fraudulent withdrawal of money from Chaibasa treasury in 1990s.

The fodder scam case, RC 68(A) / 1996, pertains to the fraudulence of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa (now in Jharkhand) district treasury during 1992-93.

A special CBI court sentenced former Bihar Chief Ministers Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra to five years in prison in a fodder scam case. It was alleged that the Rs 33.67 crore was withdrawn on fake allotment letters.

On September 30, 2013, Lalu was held guilty in the RC 20A/96 pertaining to illegal withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore and given five-year prison term.

December 23, 2017 - The RJD chief was held guilty in the RC 64A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury and was handed 3.5 years’ imprisonment on January 6, 2018 by special CBI court

Lalu is currently lodged in the Birsa Munda Jail in Ranchi

Lalu is in an accused in three other cases of the fodder scam estimated to have caused a loss of Rs 900 crore to the exchequer when he was the chief minister of Bihar.

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