Ranchi | The Ranchi High Court on Friday gave an extension to Rashtriya Janta Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav’s provisional bail by increasing it to another six weeks.
Speaking to media, Lalu Yadav’s lawyer said, “The doctor had advised my client to rest for three months. We had already gotten a provisional bail for one week and now the court has extended it for six more weeks. We’ll apply for a further extension if required.” Yadav’s earlier granted provisional bail on the medical ground was set to expire on July 3. The court has now decided to extend the same till August 17.
The Former Chief Minister of Bihar earlier this month returned to Patna from Mumbai, where he was undergoing treatment for his heart-related problem. The RJD Chief is been convicted in three fodder scam which involves the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 34.91 crore from the treasury of Dumka district in undivided Bihar between 1991 and 1996 by a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi since December last year