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Lalu appears in fodder scam case

Last Updated: Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 18:30

Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Thursday
appeared in the court of Special CBI Court in Patna in connection
with a multi-crore rupees fodder scam case.

Prasad, accompanied by his lawyer C R Sinha, went to the
civil court from his residence here and appeared before the
designated CBI judge, B K Jain.

The CBI court had earlier ordered appearance of all the
accused persons for facilitating hearing of their respective
discharge petition in the case.

Prasad too had filed a petition seeking to get
exonerated of all the charges of conspiracy against him in the

His lawyer C R Sinha described it as a routine

The case relates to fraudulent and forged withdrawals of
more than Rs 47 lakh from Bhagalpur treasury in Bihar when
Prasad was Chief Minister in 1996.

Former RJD MP’s, R K Rana and Vidya Sagar Nishadh, also
appeared in the court in this connection.


First Published: Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 18:30
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