Lawstreet Journal

Jharkhand HC Grants Bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav in Dumka Treasury Case

Lawstreet Journal 19 Apr 2021 9:39pm

Image courtesy: Lawstreet Journal Judiciary Jharkhand HC Grants Bail to Lalu Prasad Yadav in Dumka Treasury Case

Former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD Supremo, Lalu Prasad Yadav, was granted bail in the Dumka treasury case by Jharkhand High Court on Saturday.

The bail petition was decided by Justice Aparesh Kumar Singh.

Yadav was represented in the hearing by Senior lawyer Kapil Sibal in virtual court. Prabhat Kumar, Yadav’s lawyer, also assisted in the hearing.

The court while granting the bail observed that half the sentence has already been served.

The case pertains to the alleged withdrawal of Rs. 3. 76 Crores from the Dumka treasury between 1995 to 1996 using forged documents showing fictitious purchase of animal feed. Dumka, now in Jharkhand, was then a part of unified Bihar and Yadav was the Chief-Minister. This Dumka treasury case is part of the larger fodder scam which involved illegal withdrawals of Rs. 950 crores.

Lalu Prasad Yadav is incarcerated since December 2017 serving seven-year imprisonment under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. Most of the imprisonment was served under judicial custody in Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences Ranchi. In January 2021 Yadav was shifted to AIIMS Delhi as his medical team pointed to a decreased kidney functioning at just 25% capacity.

Yadav has obtained bail earlier in three other cases related to Fodder Scam. The fourth bail is significant because it will help in his temporary release from jail. 

The bail comes with strict conditions like a ban on travelling abroad or changing of address and phone number during the bail period. However, Yadav is likely to remain at AIIMS even if released on account… Continue Reading...

Tagged: Jharkhand High Court   Lalu Prasad Yadav  
Disclaimer: SoOLEGAL in Media collaboration with Lawstreet Journal. SoOLEGAL take no responsbility for the content provided by Lawstreet Journal. For any discrepancies Contact Lawstreet Journal.
Did you find this write up useful? YES 0 NO 0
Edward Dillinger   4 May 2021 3:07am
Am short of words for the amazing profit you helped me earn in just a week with binary options strategy am so sorry I doubted at the beginning, I invested read more

C2RMTo Know More

Something Awesome Is In The Work









Sign-up and we will notify you of our launch.
We’ll also give some discount for your effort :)

* We won’t use your email for spam, just to notify you of our launch.

SAARTHTo Know More

Launching Soon : SAARTH, your complete client, case, practise & document management SAAS application with direct client chat feature.

If you want to know more give us a Call at :+91 98109 29455 or Mail