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Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad convicted, Jagannath Mishra acquitted

Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad convicted, Jagannath Mishra acquitted

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 23 Dec 2017, 09:25 pm

Ranchi, Dec 23 (IBNS): While RJD chief Lalu Prasad has been convicted, former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra is acquiited in fodder scam case, media reports said.

Both will be sentenced on Jan 3, 2018.

Out of the 22 accused, 16 have been convicted.

The case pertains to an alleged withdrawal of Rs. 89.27 lakh from Deoghar district treasury between 1994 and 1996.

Lalu Prasad has already been convicted by trial court and sentenced to 5 years jail term in Chaibasa treasury withdrawal case connected to the fodder scam.

For him he conviction in 2013 invited a ban on running for office.

Earlier, in the day, Lalu had cleared that his two sons, Tejashwi and Tej Pratap, will run the party.

 

 

Fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad convicted, Jagannath Mishra acquitted

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