Patna. The trouble of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav has increased once again. The former Chief Minister has been sentenced to five years in the Doranda Treasury case of the famous Fodder Scam. Age and illness were cited on behalf of Lalu Yadav to get the minimum punishment in the fifth case of this scam. In such a situation, after the announcement of the sentence, now he will move the High Court against it. The process of filing the bail appeal will take more than a month. Only after this the RJD supremo can come out of jail. But this is possible only when Lalu Prasad Yadav would have been in jail for two and a half years in this case too.
Lalu Yadav has so far spent three and a half years in jail. On this basis, he got bail from the High Court. Let us tell you that in the Dumka treasury case, he was given a maximum sentence of seven years. During the hearing on bail in the High Court, the court had sought its report that in this case Lalu Prasad How many days have you been in jail? When the document of his stay in jail for three and a half years was presented in the court, then the court has given him the facility of bail on the basis of half the sentence.
It is to be known that in the fodder scam case, the High Court has fixed a rule for bail. According to this, bail will be granted only after being in jail for half the period of the sentence from the lower court. According to Lalu Yadav’s advocate Devarshi Mandal, after getting the copy of the attested order of the CBI court, by February 28, the LCR (Lower Court Record) will be called in the High Court. After this there will be a hearing on bail. This may take about one and a half months.
What is fodder scam case
Doranda Treasury Case Popular fodder scam One of the cases. Between 1990-92, officers and politicians made illegal withdrawals of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa Treasury on the basis of 67 fake allotment letters. A case was registered in this matter in 1996. 10 women are also accused in this case. Four politicians, two senior officers, four officers, six accounts office, 31 animal husbandry officer level and 53 suppliers have been made accused in the case. Now there are 99 accused in the case including Lalu Yadav, whom the court has convicted.