RANCHI: India’s Bihar state Leadrer and head of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) party Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted by a Central Bureau of enquiry (BCI) court in Cattle Fodder case.
Lalu faces immediate disqualification as per a SC (Supreme Court) order that an MP or legislator would stand disqualified directly if convicted by a court for misdeeds with punishment of two years or more.
The RJD chief was implicated in a case lodged by the CBI pertaining to fraudulent departure of 3.77 bn rupees intended for beef cattle fodder from Chaibasa treasury in the 1990s, when Yadav was head minister of Bihar state.He is among 45 people convicted by a exceptional court in Ranchi in the to the east state of Jharkhand. The other suspect include six politicians and four India Administrative Service (IAS) agents. solicitors present in the Ranchi court said Yadav could be imprisoned for between four and seven years.
The court will broadcast Yadav’s centence on Oct 3.
Last stride, a court bordered allegations against Yadav and two other older political leaders in the case which focused on the fraudulent withdrawal of capital by agents from treasuries in the districts of Banka and Bhagalpur between 1994 and 1996. Yadav said he had been incorrectly implicated.
There were a total of 56 defendants in the case. throughout the test, seven of them past away, two determined to give clues for the prosecution, one accepted to the misdeed .