A special CBI court in Ranchi pronounced the quantum of punishment for Lalu a few minutes ago.
Furthermore, in the wake of court's ruling and pronouncement of sentence against Lalu Prasad Yadav senior members of the RJD are expected to meet today to discuss the party's strategy and the "emerging political situation".
Lalu and others were convicted in the case on December 23.
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Lalu's lawyer had on Friday, January 5, filed a plea before Ranchi Special CBI Court demanding minimum punishment for the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief on health grounds. In addition, he has also been slapped Rs 5 lakh fine by the Ranchi court. "I am sure our Chief Laluji will attend RJD's crucial meeting tomorrow" says Bihar party chief Ramchandra Purve.
Lalu Yadav faces trial in three more cases relating to the fodder scam, locally called the "chara ghotala". Post verdict, Prasad was taken into custody and taken to the Birsa Munda Prison in Ranchi.
In the fodder scam case, out of 22 accused, 16 were convicted.
The trial in the case was completed on December 13 in the special CBI court and 10 days later, he was convicted on December 23.
The case pertains to an alleged withdrawal of Rs. 89.27 lakh from Deoghar district treasury between 1994 and 1996.
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