PATNA: RJD president Lalu Prasad who has been sentenced to 3.5 years in jail in a fodder scam case is shocked to hear news of death of his only sister.
Prasad is currently lodged in Birsa Munda Central jail in Ranchi.
“Pained to hear about the sudden demise of my elder sister today. Her life was blessing to us. Looked upto sky to talk to her & recollected all memories. She would always be in my heart. May her soul rest in peace!” said Prasad.
Reports said when a jail official conveyed him the shocking news, Prasad moved to tears and came in a state of shock.
Gangotari Devi, 75, who breathed her last on Sunday morning was the only sister of Prasad and was older to him.
She died apprently out of shock of her brother’s sentencing by the CBI court on Saturday.
All through the day, she had observed fast praying for minimum punishment to her brother but she could not bear the news of his jail sentencing and died the very next day.
Reports said Prasad may now apply for parole to attend her shradh karma.
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