Ranchi: A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Tuesday convicted Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo and former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad in a Rs 139.5 crore Doranda Treasury embezzlement case. The sentence will be pronounced on February 21, CBI prosecutors said. On January 29, the court reserved its judgment after hearing arguments in the case. Prasad has previously been sentenced to 14 years in prison in four other fodder scam cases. The court of Special CBI Judge SK Shashi completed the trial against 99 accused, including Prasad, which had been going on since February last year. The last accused, Dr. Arguments on behalf of Shailendra Kumar were completed on January 29. All the accused were ordered to appear in court on the day of judgment.

Of the 170, 55 defendants died
Of the original 170 defendants in the case, 55 have died, seven have become public witnesses, two have pleaded guilty and six are absconding. Apart from Prasad, former MP Jagdish Sharma, then chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Dhruv Bhagat, Animal Husbandry Secretary Beck Julius and Assistant Director of Animal Husbandry Dr. KM Prasad is the main accused.

They were convicted
The court had ruled that a total of 99 accused, including Lalu Yadav, had been illegally removed from the Doranda Treasury case. A total of 75 accused, including Lalu Yadav, have been convicted in the case. Apart from Lalu Yadav, RK Rana, Jagdish Sharma and Dhruv Bhagat were also convicted by the CBI court.

Announce such punishment to them

  • Mo Touhid – 3 years imprisonment and a fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Abhay Kumar Sinha – 3 years imprisonment and a fine of two lakh rupees
  • Shyamanandan Singh – 3 years imprisonment, fine of 75 thousand rupees
  • Nandkishore Prasad – 3 years imprisonment, fine of 50 thousand rupees
  • Sandeep Mallik – 3 years imprisonment, fine of Rs 1 lakh
  • Saraswati Chandra – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Sunil Kumar Sinha – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Rakesh Gandhi – 3 years imprisonment, 50 thousand rupees fine
  • Sharad Kumar – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Nayan Ranjan – 3 years imprisonment, 10 thousand rupees fine
  • Sulekha Devi – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Madan Mohan Pathak – 75 thousand rupees fine
  • Bal Kishan Sharma – 3 years imprisonment
  • Sanjay Kumar – 20 thousand rupees fine
  • Manju Bala – 50 thousand rupees fine
  • Ravindra Prasad – 50 thousand rupees fine
  • Ramanandan Singh – A fine of Rs 1.5 lakh
  • Rajan Mehta – 75 thousand rupees fine
  • Dhruv Bhagat – 75 thousand rupees fine
  • Jagdish Sharma – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • BN Sharma – A fine of Rs 2 lakh
  • Jitendra Kumar Srivastava – 2 lakh
  • Dr. Surendra Kumar Singh – 2 lakh
  • Shashi Bhushan Verma – Absent
  • Shailendra Kumar Sinha – Absent
  • Rakesh Kumar Sinha – Absent
  • Rajendra sat – absent
  • Ramashish Singh – Absent
  • Kamal Kishore Sharan – Absent
  • Umakant Yadav – 40 thousand, 3 years
  • Ramkishore Sharma – 40 thousand, 3 years
  • Ramnath Ram – 40 thousand, 3 years
  • Parmeshwar Prasad Yadav – 40 thousand, 3 years
  • Adhichand Chaudhary – 40 thousand, 3 years
  • Ashok Yadav – 40 thousand, 3 years

These people were acquitted

  • Rajendra Pandey
  • Saket
  • Dinanath help
  • Ramsevak Sahu
  • Moinul Haq
  • Sanaul Haq
  • Mo Ekram
  • Mo Hussein
  • Shiro Nisha
  • Kalasamani Kashyap
  • Baldev Sahu
  • Ranjit Sinha
  • Anil Kumar Sinha (Supplier)
  • Nirmala Prasad
  • Miss Anita Prasad
  • Ramavatar Sharma
  • The playful lion
  • Ramashankar Sinha
  • Spring
  • Sunil Srivastava
  • Harish Khanna
  • Honey
  • Kameshwar Prasad Dr.

  1. What was the fodder scam?
    Rs. The Rs 950 crore scam is related to fraudulent withdrawal of public funds from the exchequer in various districts of undivided Bihar. The fodder scam case came to light after a raid by the Animal Husbandry Department in January 1996. The CBI had named Prasad as an accused in June 1997. The agency had leveled allegations against Prasad and former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra. In September 2013, a trial court convicted Prasad, Mishra and 45 others in a fodder scam case and sent Prasad to Ranchi Jail.
  2. Role and sentence of Lalu Yadav
    RJD supremo has been sentenced to 14 years in jail and fined a total of Rs 60 lakh in four fodder scam cases. Following the Dumka, Deoghar and Chaibasa treasuries, he has now been convicted in the Doranda case as well. Prasad was granted bail in the case by the Supreme Court in December 2013, while in December 2017, a CBI court convicted him and 15 others and sent them to Birsa Munda Jail. Prasad was granted bail by the Jharkhand High Court in April 2021.

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