A special court in Palamu, Jharkhand, fined Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) head Lalu Prasad Yadav Rs 6,000 on Wednesday in a 13-year-old poll code violation case. According to an ANI report, the RJD head appeared before a special MP, MLA court in connection with a model code of behaviour breach matter from 2009.
"The Court has fined former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav Rs 6000 after hearing his appeal. The matter has been closed, and he is no longer facing charges. He is not need to return to this location "Advocate Dhirendra Kumar Singh, Lalu Prasad Yadav's lawyer, was quoted by ANI as stating.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a FIR in the 'land for railway job' case last month, accusing Lalu Yadav, his wife, daughters, and several others. The CBI searched 17 locations in Delhi and Bihar belonging to Lalu Yadav and his family members. The alleged swindle occurred between 2004 and 2009, when Yadav was the Railway Minister.
Lalu Yadav has applied to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ranchi to have his passport released for renewal because he has to travel abroad for a kidney transplant.
"Lalu Yadav will get a kidney transplant abroad, most likely in Singapore. An appointment with the doctor over there is in the works. Meanwhile, the application to renew the passport has been filed in court. The court will be notified that the passport has been renewed "Yadav's lawyer, Prabhat Kumar, informed ANI.