Jharkhand High Court rejects extension of Lalu Yadav’s parole

The Jharkhand High Court on Friday refused to extend the provisional bail of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and ordered him to surrender by August 30 before the CBI court.

The court has rejected three-month bail extension requested by Lalu on medical grounds and directed the state government to provide medical care to RJD chief whenever needed.

The RJD chief who is on bail was admitted to private-run Asian Heart Hospital in Mumbai on August 22 and was undergoing treatment.

On May 11, the high court had granted six weeks provisional bail to the RJD chief on medical grounds and had extended it till August 20. The court on August 17 had again extended the provisional bail till August 27.

Former Chief Minister of Bihar, Lalu Prasad Yadav has been convicted in four cases of the multi-crore rupees fodder scam.