Lalu Prasad convicted in fodder scam case

Lalu Prasad YadavRanchi : Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad was convicted Monday in a fodder scam case by a Special CBI court here.

The quantum of sentence will be announced Oct 3.

The multi-million animal husbandry department scam, popularly known as the fodder scam, accuses Lalu Prasad and Jagannath Mishra, both former chief ministers of Bihar, and ministers from the department, two IAS officials and others, of fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.37.70 crore from Chaibasa district treasury. After the division of Bihar, the district is now in Jharkhand.

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