Facing charges

  • 29/11/1999

Corruption is not confined to earthworks and flood control measures alone. It is all over and all embracing. Many politicians today face charges of corruption in Bihar. The names of a few are given below. In the wake of CBI investigations into the Rs 950-crore fodder scam, Laloo Prasad Yadav has been charged with fraudulent withdrawal of money from the state treasury. Surprisingly, Congress leader and former chief minister of Bihar, Jagannath Mishra is also accused in the fodder scam. Corruption, it seems, crosses party lines.

Laloo Prasad Yadav

former chief minister, Bihar

Prime accused in the Rs 950-crore fodder scam. Charge sheet number RC 20 and RC 64.

Bhola Ram Toofani

former minister in Laloo Prasad Yadav's Cabinet

Charged as key conspirator alongwith Laloo Prasad Yadav under chargesheet RC 20 and RC 64.

Vidhya Sagar Nishad

former minister in Laloo Prasad Yadav's Cabinet

Charged as key conspirator alongwith Laloo Prasad Yadav under chargesheet RC 20 and RC 64.

Jagannath Mishra

brother of late L N Mishra and former Bihar Chief Minister

He has been identified as the key conspirator in the fodder scam alongwith two of his ministers. Chargesheet number RC 20 and RC 64.

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