PATNA: Former Bihar chief minister Dr Jagannth Mishra was on Monday sent to jail after he surrendered before a CBI court to serve his sentence in a fodder scam case.
Mishra has been sentenced to five years in jail a fodder scam case related to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 33.67 crore from the Chaibasa Treasury in 1992-1993.
He was convicted and sentenced to jail on January 24 but he had not appeared before the court since his wife had died.
Mishra has been sent to the Ranchi-based Birsa Munda central jail.
He, though, was acquitted by another CBI court in December last year although RJD chief Lalu Prasad was convicted and sentenced to 3.5 years in jail.