Chara Ghotala News: A special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation has ordered Rashtriya Janata Dal President and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav, convicted in five different fodder scam cases, to return his passport.
The court of Special CBI Judge Dinesh Rai on Friday ordered the return of his passport after hearing a petition filed by RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav. Lalu Prasad had filed an application in the court on September 13, requesting to return the passport. Now to take back the passport, Yadav will have to submit an affidavit in the court.
Yadav’s advocate Prabhat Kumar told that after submitting the affidavit on Monday, the court will issue the passport of Lalu Prasad Yadav.
Lalu’s lawyer said this thing
During the hearing on Lalu’s application, his lawyer told the court that the Singapore doctor has given Lalu Yadav the date of investigation there on September 24, so before that he will have to reach Singapore. Therefore, he demanded that Lalu Yadav’s passport should be returned as soon as possible. Along with this, the advocate also requested that the passport should be issued for at least two months from the day of going to Singapore.
After hearing the application of Lalu Yadav, the court ordered the issuance of his passport.
Know here – what is fodder scam
The fodder scam was exposed in the year 1996. Then this scam was of Rs 900 crore. The decision which is to come today is that of withdrawal from Deoghar Treasury. Lalu is accused of illegal withdrawal of Rs 90 lakh. There are total six cases in fodder scam. In one of these cases, Lalu Yadav has been sentenced to five years in 2013, due to which he got away from electoral politics. Lalu Yadav is currently out on bail in that case. Lalu Prasad Yadav had appealed to hear all the cases related to the fodder scam together, which was dismissed by the Supreme Court and ordered to run the trial of each case separately.