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Lalu gets bail in Disproportionate Assets case

Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | December 05, 2005 18:36 IST

Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu PrasadYadav got regularbail in the Disproportionate Assests case, an offshoot of the multi-crore fodder scam,from the Patna High Court on Monday. It is seen as a major relief to Lalu, whohad beenon provisional bail in this case.

In this caseLalu and his wife,former chief minister Rabri Devi, who is currently leader of Oposition in the state Asemblyhave been charged with amassing assets of Rs 46 lakhs between 1991 and 1997.

Lalu and Rabri had challenged the prosecution sanction on the grounds that the Governor could act only on the Cabinet's recommendations, which was not the case in this instance.

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