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RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s fodder scam petitions dismissed by HC

The petitions of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav to transfer one of his fodder scam cases to another special CBI court from the present court of Pravas Kumar Singh and examining one more witness were dismissed by Jharkhand high court on Monday.

The court of R R Prasad, who had on 28 June reserved the order on the pleas after Ram Jethmalani argued for Yadav, dismissed the petitions. Prasad, who faces a judgement in a fodder scam case on 15 July, filed the petition requesting transfer of RC20A case to another special CBI court as he did not ‘expect justice’ from the present special CBI judge Pravas Kumar Singh following his alleged relationship with two Bihar-based JD(U) leaders, who are political opponents.

Appearing for Lalu Prasad, Jethmalani had argued before the court that the animal husbandry case be transferred from the court of Pravas Kumar Singh on that ground.

He also argued that that there were about 76 witnesses in the animal husbandry Scam sought to examine one more witness in the case.
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