Ranchi: RJD president Lalu Prasad Yadav was today granted bail by Jharkhand High Court in Deoghar Treasury Case of the Fodder Scam.
The court of justice Apresh Kumar Singh granted the bail to Lalu on two bonds of Rs 50,000 each. However, the former Bihar chief minister will not be able to come out of the jail as he is already facing sentences in couple of other cases.Unless he gets bail in those cases he will not be able to come out of jail.
On June 13 the lawyers of Mr Yadav had filed bail petition before the Jharkhand High Court seeking his bail in Deoghar Treasury Case. On July 5 the court after hearing the case had asked the appellant to present his side.
Lalu Yadav had been convicted in Dumka, Deoghar and Chaibasa Treasury cases of the fodder scam by a special CBI court in Ranchi.
In the Deoghar Treasury Case, which is related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh, the court on December 23, 2017 had convicted Lalu and had awarded him an imprisonment of 3.5 years.(UNI)