Fodder Scam Verdict : Lalu Prasad Yadav Reaches Special CBI Court


New Delhi: The fate of former Bihar chief ministers Lalu Prasad Yadav and Jagannath Mishra and 20 others will be decided on Saturday by a special CBI court in the fodder scam case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of more than Rs 89 lakh from Deoghar Treasury between 1991 and 1994.

Lalu said that he has faith that he will get justice. He has appealed to people of Bihar to maintain law and order whatever be the judgment.

Lalu, accompanied by younger son Tejaswi Yadav, arrived to present himself before the special CBI Judge Shiv Pal Singh. He faces three other cases related to the fodder scam. The RJD chief also appealed to his supporters in Bihar to maintain peace and order irrespective of the verdict.

Besides the two ex-chief ministers, former MP R K Rana, three former IAS officers – Phoolch and Singh, Beck Julius and Mahesh Prasad – are also among the 22 accused in the fodder case.

The other accused in the case include former Bihar minister Vidya Sagar Nishad, former Public Accounts Committee chairmen Jagdish Sharma and Dhruv Bhagat.