Fodder case: Lalu appears before CBI court

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 14:53

Ranchi: Former Bihar chief minister and
RJD supremo Lalu Prasad appeared before a special CBI
court on Tuesday which recorded his statement in connection with a
fodder scam case.

The court of Pravas Kumar Singh recorded the
statements under CrPC 313 in the case pertaining to alleged
fraudulent withdrawal of about Rs 37.7 crore from Chaibasa
treasury between 1992 and 1995.

Lalu faces charges in six fodder cases - five in
Ranchi and one in Patna.

He had been acquitted by a Patna court in a DA case,
related to the fodder scam, in 2006.

A total of 41 out of 53 cases were completed in
convictions with over 300 persons being convicted in the Rs
950 crore scam that was unearthed in 1996.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 14:53

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