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Lalu Prasad appears in court in another fodder scam case

Lalu Prasad,Jagdish Sharma and R K Rana are lodged in the Birsa Munda Central Jail.

Jailed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad,sitting JD(U) MP Jagdish Sharma and former MLA R K Rana on Monday appeared through video conferencing before a special CBI court in another fodder scam case.

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The three appeared in a case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 97 lakh from the Deogarh Treasury in the 1990s.

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Prasad,sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment,is scheduled to appear in the court of A K Mishra tomorrow in another case relating the fraudulent withdrawal of money from the Chaibasa Treasury.

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All the three are lodged in the Birsa Munda Central Jail here after being sentenced on October three by the CBI court of Pravas Kumar Singh on September 30 in a case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37.7 crore from the Chaibasa treasury during Prasad’s regime in Bihar in the 1990s.

Related: Fodder scam timeline

Sharma was sentenced to four years rigorous imprisonment (RI) and Rana to five years RI.

First published on: 07-10-2013 at 01:41:47 pm
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