Hearing on Lalu Prasad's bail plea deferred to July 12
Ranchi, July 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad will have to wait for bail as the Jharkhand High Court on Friday deferred the hearing on his bail plea to July 12.
On June 13 Lalu Prasad had applied for bail in the Jharkhand High Court. Justice Apresh Singh has now asked Lalu Prasad to present his case on July 12. The Supreme Court had rejected Lalu Prasad's bail plea in April this year.
In the last hearing, the court had asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to submit it's reply on Lalu Prasad's bail plea. The CBI submitted it's reply on Friday. According to sources, it has opposed the bail plea of Lalu Prasad.
Convicted in fodder scam cases, Lalu Prasad has been sentenced to up to 14 years in jail.
He is presently admitted to the paying ward of Rajendra Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Ranchi for treatment.