Wednesday, in multi-crore fodder scam cases, the Supreme Court dismissed RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav bail dismissed by Supreme Court. A bench led by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi says that he was not incline in the cases to expand Yadav on bail.
The bench dismisses Yadav’s arguments that he had in prison for 24 months, saying that 24 months was nothing compare to the 14-year sentence he received.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court dismissed Rashtriya Janata Dal Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s bail petition in three fodder scam cases, Bar and Bench reported.
Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for Yadav, says there was no recovery, no demand, and conspiracy the only major offense he was convicts of.
Lalu Prasad Yadav Bail Dismissed
The high court will decide on the bench’s merits of the case. “We’re just hearing the bail appeal right now,” she said. The CBI vehemently oppose Yadav’s bail plea in the apex court, saying that the ailing leader suddenly claims to be “fully fit” in the coming Lok Sabha polls to engage in political activities.
“During the time the petitioner remains in hospital, he is not only grant a special paying ward with all facilities, but he practically carries out his political activities from there that would be clear from the list of visitors. The CBI said in its reply to Yadav’s plea. The agency says that Yadav, who claimes he was so uncomfortable that he was hospitalise, suddenly became fit.
The fodder scam exposed in 1996 involved the embezzlement from the state exchequer. To buy the fictitious medicines and cattle fodder from around Rs 1,000 crore in the early 1990s. The RJD chief has lodged in Ranchi’s Birsa Munda Jail since a CBI court convicted him in three cases related to the scam. He’s already facing more than 13 years in jail.