Trouble appears to seek out Rashtriya Janata Dal’s Lalu Prasad each time, and now one other case has been filed towards him by a BJP MLA whom Yadav had allegedly referred to as while in judicial custody and supplied a ministerial berth in alternate for serving to the opposition defeat Bihar Assembly Speaker put up by being ‘absent’.
Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi had flagged the alleged phone name on his Twitter deal with on Tuesday evening. The FIR has been lodged by Lalan Kumar Paswan on the vigilance police station beneath the Prevention of Corruption Act and related sections of the Indian Penal Code.
Sushil Modi additionally shared the contents of the FIR lodged by Lalan Kumar Paswan on social media.
In the audio clip shared by Modi, Yadav will be heard asking Paswan to “be absent, saying that you have got afflicted with corona”.
“We decided to lodge an FIR against Lalu Prasad under the Prevention of Corruption Act, based on his telephonic conversation with me, where he tried to tempt me & asked me to be absent from Bihar Assembly. This is how these people are playing with democracy,” BJP MLA Lallan Paswan mentioned.
Paswan handed over the transcript of the alleged audio clip of the jailed RJD Chief allegedly asking him to not vote within the election for State meeting Speaker’s put up.
Yadav, who has been in jail since December 2017, was sentenced to seven years imprisonment in 2018 beneath the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 7 years beneath the Prevention of Corruption Act in connection with the fodder rip-off case.
Notably, each the sentences are being served consecutively.
The case pertains to the fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 3.5 crore from the Dumka treasury by Animal Husbandry Department officers between 1991 and 1996 when Yadav served because the State’s Chief Minister.
Prasad is at present lodged in Ranchi serving a number of sentences.