Lalu Prasad Yadav was convicted to five years in prison and had to pay a Rs 6 million fine in a Treasury case.
On Monday, a special CBI court in New Delhi convicted 38 people, including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, of embezzling Rs 139.35 crore from the Doranda treasury as part of the fodder scandal (Chara ghotala). Through retaliation.
A special CBI court in Patna/Ranchi sentenced 38 convicts on Monday, including Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who was convicted of embezzling Rs 139.35 crore from the Doranda treasury as part of the fodder scandal.
Judge SK Shashi of the Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) found them all guilty on February 15 and scheduled a sentencing hearing on February 21.
So far, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been condemned to 27 years in prison for his role in the fodder fraud. The probe into the fodder scandal was turned over to the CBI while Lalu Prasad Yadav and his wife Rabri Devi were the chief ministers.
The fascinating thing is that the CBI began investigating the fodder fraud at the same time that Lalu Yadav’s Janata Dal administration was in power. In such a situation, everyone wonders why a powerful politician like Lalu Yadav did not become involved in the investigation of such a significant matter.
Former Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda and Chara-ghotala-CBI-and-HD-De Lalu Prasad Yadav
Lalu, according to him, wanted the fodder scam to be examined.
RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav wanted to get the fodder scam investigated. For this, he also spoke to the then Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda.
However, it is reported that Lalu Yadav’s political fame was so widespread at the time that not only the opposition but even politicians from many other parties sought a proper investigation into the fodder scandal.
It is believed that when Lalu Yadav spoke to HD Deve Gowda about the fodder scam investigation, he briefed him in his own style.
UN Vishwas, Joint Director of the CBI, examined Lalu Prasad Yadav for the first time in the fodder fraud case in 1997.
According to reports, when then-Prime Minister HD Deve Gowda informed Lalu Yadav that the probe into the fodder fraud and his interrogation should be kept gentle, the then-PM became enraged.
‘The central government and the CBI are not his party,’ he said Lalu Yadav, ‘and they should drive him like a buffalo, as he wished.’
After Lalu Yadav was sentenced to prison, Jitan Manjhi became upset and spoke highly of Tejashwi-Tej Pratap and Rabri Devi.
Let us remind you that the CBI director Joginder Singh, who interrogated Lalu Yadav, was a member of PM Deve Gowda’s home state’s Karnataka cadre.
In his book, senior writer Sankarshan Thakur claims that Lalu Yadav and HD Deve Gowda had a major disagreement over the fodder scam inquiry and CBI Director Joginder Singh.
During the debate, Lalu Yadav reminded Deve Gowda that he had not made him (Deve Gowda), according to the book. Gowda) the Prime Minister so that they should prepare a case against him (Lalu).
Lalu further told Deve Gowda that he made a big mistake by making him the Prime Minister. Then Deve Gowda had said, ‘Central government and CBI is not your party that they should drive them like buffaloes as they wished. We are the Prime Minister of India, not just yours.
Lalu In Rims: Lalu stayed away from the family following the jail rules, ate less, looked calm and kept changing sides.
Lalu Yadav’s first arrest was made on 30 July 1997 in the fodder scam case. Before going to jail, Lalu Yadav had left the post of Chief Minister and made his wife Rabri Devi sit on the chair.