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Fodders Scam: Lalu Yadav gets bail in Deoghar Treasury Case, will remain in jail

Fodders Scam: Lalu Yadav gets bail in Deoghar Treasury Case, will remain in jail

Ranchi, Jul 12 (UNI) RJD president and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav was today granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in Deoghar Treasury Case of the Fodder Scam.

The court of Justice Apresh Kumar Singh granted the bail to Mr Lalu on two bonds of Rs 50,000 each. However, Mr Yadav will not be able to come out of jail as he is undergoing sentences in couple of other cases.

On June 13 last Mr Yadav's lawyers had filed his bail petition in Deoghar Treasury Case before the Jharkhand High Court.

On July 5 last the court had heard the case and had asked the appellant to present his side.

Lalu Yadav had been convicted in Dumka, Deoghar and Chaibasa Treasury cases of the fodder scam by a special CBI court in Ranchi.

In the Deoghar Treasury Case, which is related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh, the court on December 23, 2017 had convicted Mr Lalau Yadav and had awarded him an imprisonment of 3.5 years.


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