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Fodder scam hearing highlights: Lalu Prasad Yadav held guilty, quantum of punishment on January 3rd
Ranchi: A special CBI court found RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav guilty in the Rs 89 lakh fodder scam, whereas former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra has been acquitted in the case.
Fodder scam: Ahead of hearing in Ranchi, Lalu Prasad Yadav says “verdict will be similar to 2G, Adarsh case”
Here are the live updates:
- RJD chief has been taken into custody.
- Lalu Prasad Yadav held guilty in 2 out of 6 cases
- A total 15 people have been found guilty including Lalu Prasad Yadav in the fodder scam.
- 7 innocent including Former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra
- Due to initial confusion, it was earlier reported that Lalu Prasad Yadav has been acquitted in the fodder scam. However, the correction is that Lalu Prasad Yadav has been FOUND GUILTY in the Rs 89 lakh fodder scam. The error is regretted.
- CBI judge Shivapal Singh arrives in court, to read out verdict shortly
- Security also in place inside the courtroom, RAF at every door
- Heavy security deployment in place for the verdict
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