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We expected justice from court: Rabri Devi

IANS  Patna, October 03, 2013
First Published: 16:18 IST(3/10/2013) | Last Updated: 16:21 IST(3/10/2013)

Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi said on Thursday that the RJD was disappointed after a court jailed her husband and party leader Lalu Prasad for five years in the fodder scam.


"Laluji has become a victim of political conspiracy as there was no proof against him," Rabri Devi told the media in Patna after the CBI court sentenced Lalu Prasad in Ranchi.

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"We expected justice from the court but are disappointed."

She insisted that Lalu Prasad had been framed by political opponents and that he was a victim of a "political conspiracy".

Rabri Devi added: "We will not be silent. The RJD will go to people. I will lead the party."

Lalu Prasad, former chief minister Jagannath Mishra and 43 others have been convicted on charges of fradulently withdrawing Rs.37.70 crore from the Chaibasa district treasury.


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