Special Judge G K Singh sentenced former Budget and Accounts officer (AHD Patna) Braj Bhushan Prasad for five years rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 6 lakh.
The court also awarded prison terms upto four years and imposed varying penalty up to Rs 5 lakh to other nine former AHD officials in the fodder case. A total of sixteen suppliers were sentenced to prison between one year and five years and the court slapped varying fines. Six persons were arrested immediately after the judgement was pronounced.
A total of 25 out of 26 persons were present during pronouncement of the judgement while the court issued warrants against the absentee.All were on bail.