Lalu Yadav Prasad convicted in Bihar fodder scam case

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New Delhi: Former Bihar chief minister and RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was found guilty in the 1996 fodder scam case. The verdict came from a special CBI court after over two decades of investigations and proceedings. Following the verdict, the RJD chief was taken into custody and sent to Birsa Munda prison in Ranchi.
The court acquitted six people including former CM Jagannath Mishra in the case and found 16 others guilty in the case. The court will read the quantum of punishment in the case on January 3, 2018. The case was first unearthed in 1996 after Deputy Commissioner of Chaibasa, Amit Khare, raided the Animal Husbandry Department.

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