A special CBI court in Ranchi has convicted former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav in fodder scam case. The court in Ranchi has acquitted former Bihar Chief Minister, in fodder scam case. Along with Mishra, Dhruv Bhagat, Vidyasagar.
The sentencing of the all convicted will take place on 3 January. Yadav will have to be sent to jail until the then.
The RJD said that it will appeal the verdict in higher courts. The party’s spokesperson, Manoj Jha, said that it was tragedy of justice since Yadav was the first one to highlight the scam during his term as the chief minister.
He said, “I believe in judiciary but in this case, CBI was arranging prosecution. Legally admissible evidence provided by us were set aside.”
There was an utter confusion in the court when the court’s acquittal of Mishra was misconstrued as the acquittal of Yadav. Janta Ka Reporter too had wrongly flashed the news of Yadav’s acquittal.
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