Court annoyed at slow preoceedings of fodder scam cases
Ranchi, May 12 (UNI) Expressing concern at the slow proceedings of the infamous multi-crore fodder scam, Jharkhand High Court today directed the CBI to inform about its present status by May 18.
A division bench comprising chief justice N Dinakar and justice S J Mukhopadhya passed the order while hearing a writ petition.
The court further directed the Judicial Commissioner, Ranchi, to file report of all the animal husbandry department case after consulting the CBI special judges .
The CBI's counsellor Rajesh Kumar was asked by the court to prepare the list of all 41 AHD cases pending for disposal with the accused persons so that the court might understand that in which case the processings were slow.
During the argument, the court was informed that the CBI was only moving faster in the cases in which names of bigwigs were not there.
The court took serious note of it and showed displeasure towards investigating agency's pace of work.
Railway minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's counsellor Chitranjan Prasad appeared in the court.
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