New Delhi: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav arrives at New Delhi railway station in New Delhi on April 30, 2018. He was on Monday shifted to a Ranchi hospital for follow-up treatment -- after he met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi at AIIMS where he was undergoing treatment for heart and kidney related ailments. Talking to reporters after being discharged, the RJD leader said shifting him back to the Ranchi hospital was a conspiracy so that his health would deteriorate further. But AIIMS spokesperson B.N. Acharya said the decision was taken following the recommendation of a medical board constituted for his treatment who found significant improvement in his health. (Photo: IANS)
Lalu gets parole, to attend son’s marriage
Ranchi, May 9 (IANS) Jailed RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday secured five days parole to attend his elder son’s marriage in Patna on May 12.
The parole was granted following consultations between the jail administration and the Home Department. Lalu Prasad had sought five days parole to attend Tej Pratap’s wedding.
The former Bihar Chief Minister is being treated at the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here after he was brought here from the AIIMS in New Delhi on May 1.
He is likely to leave for Patna by air on Wednesday evening.
The RJD leader has been convicted in four fodder scam cases since 2013 — the latest being the Dumka treasury case in which a CBI court sentenced him to 14 years in jail.