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Shit piles up as Lalu gets 14 years in jail after 4th fodder scam conviction

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Special CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh, who had held Lalu guilty of two separate offences handed Special CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh, who had held Lalu guilty of two separate offenses handed him separate sentences of seven years eachThe former CM’s defense had pleaded for leniency on the grounds of the long legal battle Lalu has had to endure to stave off convictions in fodder-scam related cases This is the maximum sentence awarded to any politician in the fodder scam RANCHI: Punishments for Lalu Prasad continue to pour in, with a special CBI court sentencing the former Bihar CM and RJD boss to a total of 14 years for two more convictions concerning his involvement in the fodder scam.

Special CBI judge Shiv Pal Singh, who had held Lalu guilty of two separate offenses — one under the Indian Penal Code and the other under the Prevention of Corruption Act — handed him separate sentences of seven years each. Singh said that the two terms will be served consecutively: a ruling that mean…