Court Rejected Bail For Lalu Prasad

The Jharkhand High Court today rejected the bail petition of former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad.The court said it did not find merit in the bail plea.

 Court Rejected Bail For Lalu

The CBI completed arguments on his bail petition Wednesday and the Jharkhand High Court bench of Justice R.R.Prasad then reserved judgment.

Lalu Prasad completed one month in Birsa Munda central jail wednesday, he was convicted in a fodder scam case Sep 30.Along with Lalu Prasad, Jagannath Mishra, Jagdish Sharma and others were convicted in the fodder scam case RC 20 A/96, which is related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.37.70 crore from Chaibasa treasury during 1994-1995 when he was the chief minister.

The special CBI court of Pravas Kumar Singh awarded five years imprisonment to Lalu Prasad and slapped Rs.25 lakh fine on him Oct 3.Jagannath Mishra was granted two months’ provisional bail on medical grounds Oct 25.