Lalu Prasad got off easy in Rs 900-crore fodder scam case, feels Jharkhand whistleblower minister Saryu Roy
Roy had brought charges of corruption against Lalu Prasad Yadav and others, along with Shivanand Tiwari on 11 October, 1994.
Fodder scam verdict updates: Lalu Prasad sentenced to 3 and a half years in jail, Tejashwi Yadav says will move HC for bail
A special CBI court will announce the quantum of punishment for Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Yadav in decade-old fodder scam at 2 pm today
Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav's sentencing deferred again; quantum of sentence to be pronounced tomorrow
According to lawyers, Lalu can be awarded three to seven years' punishment. If he gets three years' term, he would get bail soon after sentencing.
The special court will pronounce the quantum of sentence in the fodder scam case against Lalu Prasad Yadav and 15 others on Thursday.
All those benamdars and the real owners, who have been indulging in bogus transactions since the period the original Benami Act was formulated, will find that there is no escape route if they are identified
Lalu's reign as chief misniter in Bihar was a time when everything came to a standstill. Economic and social development took a back-seat, the kidnapping industry in and around Patna progressed, forced weddings increased and anybody and everybody, who could leave the state, actually did. But despite all this Lalu Yadav managed to survive and stay relevant for a period of close to 20 years, first as the Chief Minister of Bihar and then as the Minister of Railways. Luck had an important part to play, right from the very beginning.