Ranchi: A special CBI court in Ranchi will announce its verdict on ‘fodder scam’ involving former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, Jagannath Mishra among others. The verdict was to be announced at 11 am on Saturday, but the court adjourned the verdict till 3 pm.
Lalu Prasad Yadav is confident of getting justice and he urged the poeple of Bihar to maintain calm and peace. He also stated that BJP is hatching conspiracy against him.
“I have faith that I will get justice. Whatever is the judgment, I appeal to people of Bihar to maintain peace and law and order,” Lalu Prasad said while interacting with the media here. “We trust and respect the judiciary. We will not let BJP’s conspiracies work,” he added.
Earlier nin the day, Lalu’s son Tejasvi Yadav expressed confidence that his father will come out clean in the case and alleged that the entire matter was a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) propaganda to pull the RJD down.
The fodder scam case relates to the alleged fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 95 lakh from the Deoghar treasury. Overall, more than Rs 900 crore was reportedly siphoned off from the Chaibasa treasury for two decades. There were 34 accused in the case.