Fodder case: Lalu appears before CBI court
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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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