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Fodder Scam Update: SC Issues Notice To RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav

Lawstreet Journal 15 Feb 2020 12:32pm

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CJI Sharad Arvind Bobde headed the three-Judge Bench which also included Justices B R Gavai and Surya Kant of the Supreme Court which, on Friday, 14 February 2020, issued a notice to Lalu Prasad Yadav, seeking a response from the jailed Rashtriya Janta Dal Chief on an appeal filed by CBI which had moved the Apex Court challenging the bail granted to him by the Jharkhand High Court.

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on 7th February 2020, Friday, moved the Supreme Court against the Jharkhand High Court's order granting bail to the Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam case.

After completing half of his jail term for his connection with the Deoghar Treasury case, the Former Bihar Chief Minister was granted bail by the Jharkhand HC. In order to challenge the decision, CBI filed an appeal against the order before the Supreme Court.

Looking at the past, in 2018, the RJD Supremo was sentenced to 14 years of imprisonment, in which 7 years each were given for convictions as per the Indian Penal Code (IPC), 1860 and the Prevention of Corruption Act, 2018. He also had to give Rs. 60 lakhs in order to pay the fine.

Even in April 2019, the Supreme Court had dismissed his bail plea. The then Chief Justice of India, Justice Ranjan Gogoi presided over the bench and had said, “We do not think we will release you on bail.” The CBI had vigorously and effectively opposed the bail plea of Lalu by calling him a “Kingpin”, and adding that he has… Continue Reading...


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