Ranchi, Jan 24 IANS | 9 months ago

A special CBI court in Jharkhand Friday awarded four years' imprisonment to all 12 people convicted in the fodder scam and slapped fines totalling nearly Rs.4 lakh.


The 12 include former Janata Dal-United (JD-U) MP Jagdish Sharma. The Central Bureau of Investigation fined him Rs.2 lakh.

The court Wednesday convicted 19 people, seven of whom were sentenced to three years' imprisonment.

The case is related to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.1.16 crore from the undivided Bihar's Godda district treasury.

There were 30 accused in the case. Six died during the trial, two turned CBI approvers, two admitted their guilt and one is still absconding.

Sharma was also convicted in another case along with Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Yadav in September 2013. He lost his Lok Sabha membership along with Lalu Yadav after being sentenced to five years' imprisonment.

Friday's judgment was the 44th in the fodder scam case.

Lalu Prasad quit as Bihar chief minister in 1997 when his name figured in the fodder scam.

CBI courts have passed judgment in 43 cases. Lalu Prasad and another former Bihar chief minister, Jagannath Mishra, are accused in five cases.

(Posted on 24-01-2014)

Share This Page:


Post your comments


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |

TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |