Supreme Court denies bail to Lalu Yadav, scuttles bid to participate in LS election

Lalu Prasadm Yadav

New Delhi, 10.04.2019: The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed bail petition of Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Yadav who is serving jail term in connection with fodder scam cases.

“We don’t think we will release you on bail,” the Supreme Court said.

On Tuesday, the CBI opposed RJD supremo Lalu Yadav bail plea, saying he is likely to indulge in political activities ahead of Lok Sabha polls.

The CBI, which sought nod from a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi to file its response to the bail plea of Yadav, said the RJD leader is likely to get involved in political activities and misuse the grant of bail ahead of upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

The probe agency said in any case Yadav has been in a hospital ward for over eight months and indulging in political activities.


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