New Delhi: The Jharkhand High Court on Friday granted bail to Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam case related to Deoghar treasury.Also Read - Prashant Kishor Makes BIG Statement on Nitish-Tejashwi Sarkar in Bihar
On June 13 Lalu Prasad had applied for bail in the Jharkhand High Court. Justice Apresh Singh had asked Lalu Prasad to present his case on July 12. The Supreme Court had rejected Lalu Prasad’s bail plea in April this year. Also Read - 'Qismat Ki Hawa': Amid Bihar Political Crisis, Old Meme of Nitish Kumar & Lalu Yadav Cracks Up Netizens | Watch
In the last hearing, the court had asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to submit its reply on Lalu Prasad’s bail plea. According to sources, CBI opposed the bail plea of Lalu Prasad. Also Read - Nitish Kumar, Tejashwi Swearing-in: 16 RJD Ministers Likely To Be In Cabinet | FULL LIST
Convicted in fodder scam cases, Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to up to 14 years in jail.
He is presently admitted to the paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi for treatment.
With IANS inputs