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Lalu Prasad Yadav pronounced guilty in Fourth Fodder scam case by Ranchi court
Lalu Prasad Yadav pronounced guilty in Fodder scam (Dumka Treasury) case by Ranchi court
- Shikhar Thakur
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- March 19, 2018 06:41 IST
New Delhi: Lalu Prasad Yadav pronounced guilty in Fodder scam (Dumka Treasury) case by Ranchi court.Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra pronounced not guilty by Ranchi court.
Prasad and others are accused of fraudulently withdrawing Rs. 3.13 crore from Dumka treasury between December 1995 and January 1996, when the former was the chief minister of undivided Bihar.
Prasad is already serving a jail term of 13.5 years in three fodder cases and lodged in the Birsa Munda jail in Ranchi.
The case is related to alleged withdrawal of Rs 3.13 crore from the Dumka treasury when Prasad was the chief minister of Bihar.
Besides Prasad, former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra and 29 people, including former IAS officers and some officials are also accused in the case.
On Friday, the Special CBI court had made three former bureaucrats of Bihar accountant-general's office accused in the fodder scam.
The court issued summons to former Bihar Accountant General P.K. Mukhopadhyay, former Deputy Accountant General B.N. Jha and former Senior Director General of Accounts Office Pramod Kumar on the request of Prasad, who had sought a trial against the three former bureaucrats.