Lalu may lose Z+ security cover
Former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad, who was convicted by a special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday in the fodder scam case, may lose his Z+ security cover provided by the NSG black cat commandos. Sources said a decision to withdraw the commandos could soon be taken as the threat perception to Lalu, also an MP, scales down in view of his conviction and restriction of movement. The NSG commandos only provide him mobile security based on ‘extant’ threats and the Union Home Ministry may take a decision in this regard soon, they said. The court in Ranchi has reserved 3 October as the date for pronouncement of sentence for the politician and others. A squad of 30 commandos have been deployed for Lalu’s security whenever he travels in any part of the country.