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It’s all in the family

DNMUM404314 | 12/31/2017 | Author : Sumit Kumar | WC :630


New Delhi: Lalu Prasad Yadav’s tryst with the law and its enforcement agencies began in the 1970s when he was a student leader. But it was the fodder scam in 1996 when he started courting the law frequently. As the scam unravelled, Lalu’s family was dragged into a host of scams. The CBI registered cases against his wife Rabri Devi, his two sons -- Tejashwi and Tej Pratap -- his daughter Misa Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar -- and his other daughter Chanda Yadav.
Fodder scam
The scam surfaced in January 1996 after Deputy Commissioner Amit Khare raided the offices of the Animal Husbandry Department and seized documents that showed siphoning of funds by non-existent companies in the name of supplying fodder. In March 19
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