"I am sad about the fact that Lalu Prasad Yadavji has been found guilty. I am sure he will be able to prove his innocence in the higher court," Singh said.

"He has been a trusted and an old partner of the Congress party," he added.

In a big blow to Yadav, a special CBI court in the fodder scam case convicted him and 44 others in a verdict that disqualifies him from Member of Parliament and renders him ineligible for contesting elections for at least six years.


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