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‘Lalu may indulge in political activities if granted bail,’ CBI tells SC



New Delhi: A day before the Supreme Court was to hear RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s bail plea, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday strongly opposed his bail saying he could involve in political activities.

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According to news agency PTI, the investigation agency told the court that Prasad may get involved in political activities during the Lok Sabha elections if he is granted bail.

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It added the RJD had been undergoing treatment at the local hospital yet he has been running his political activities from there.

“During the period in which the petitioner (Lalu Yadav) remained in hospital, he is not only granted a special paying ward with all facilities but he is virtually conducting his political activities from there which would be clear form the list of visitors,” the CBI told the court in its reply, according to the PTI.

The investigating agency added that grant of bail would set a very wrong precedent in cases involving a serious corruption in high offices.

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