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Monday, September 30, 2013

Lalu, 44 others Convicted in Fodder Scam Case

RJD leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, arrives at the special CBI Court in Ranchi, Jharkhand
A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi pronounced all 45 accused, including Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) leader and Member of Parliament Laloo Prasad, guilty in the case related to withdrawal of Rs. 37 crores from the Chaibasa treasury case number RC 20-A/96 in the Rs. 900 crore-fodder scam. This is one of six cases in which Mr. Prasad is an accused and the first in which a verdict has been pronounced in the scam. Mr. Prasad may face imprisonment for a minimum of three and a maximum of seven years.

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