The Jharkhand Excessive Court docket on Friday deferring the listening to on the bail plea of RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in a fodder rip-off case until November 27. The case pertains to the unlawful withdrawal of funds from the Dumka treasury within the Nineties when he was the CM of undivided Bihar. He’s going through 14 years jail time period within the case.
The previous Bihar CM was granted bail by the Jharkhand Excessive Court docket final month in a fodder rip-off case associated to the Chaibasa treasury. He, nevertheless, could not stroll out of jail as he’s serving jail time within the Dumka treasury case.
Within the Dumka treasury case, Lalu and 18 others was held responsible whereas 12 others have been acquitted in March 2018. The case (RC 38A/96) pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.76 crore from the federal government treasury in Dumka, presently in Jharkhand, though the withdrawal restrict was mounted at simply Rs 1.50 lakh.
A CBI courtroom had in December 2017 convicted Lalu for the fraudulent withdrawal of funds from the Deoghar district treasury between 1990 and 1994. Lalu, who additionally served as railway minister within the UPA-I authorities, has been lodged in Birsa Munda Central Jail at Hotwar close to Ranchi since then.
He was later shifted to Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) within the Jharkhand capital from jail after his well being situation worsened.
Earlier in September 2012, Lalu was held responsible within the Chaibasa treasury case and was handed a five-year jail time period. The conviction had additionally barred him from contesting elections for 11 years according to the Supreme Court docket order disqualifying convicts jailed for greater than two years from contesting for six years after completion of their sentence. Later, he had obtained bail within the case.