Fodder Scam: Lalu awarded 5-yr imprisonment, Rs 10-lakh fine

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    Ranchi, Jan 24 : A special CBI court on Wednesday awarded five years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 10-lakh on former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav in fodder scam case number RC68A/96 which is related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.62-crore from Chaibasa Treasury.

    The court of special CBI judge Swarna Shankar Prasad awarded five years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 5-lakh to Mr Yadav under sections 120 B, 409, 420, 467, 468 471 and 477 (A) of the IPC.

    Further the court also awarded five years of imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 5-lakh under sections 13 (2) read with 13 (1) (c) and (d) of the PC Act.

    (UNI)