Medininagar (Jharkhand): RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Tuesday morning had a slim escape as a fire broke out in a room of the circuit home in Jharkhand’s Palamu district the place he was staying. Prasad, 73, was having breakfast in his room round 8 am when the wall-mounted fan caught fire, mentioned a PTI report. The fire was instantly doused by his aides.
“The fire was attributable to a brief circuit and electrical energy provide to the premises was snapped after the incident,” PTI quoted Deputy Commissioner of Palamu Shashiranjan, who additional mentioned that nobody has suffered any harm because of the incident and no vital injury has been reported
Palamu Deputy Commissioner mentioned that the brief circuit has been rectified and the fan that caught fire was eliminated.
Lalu Prasad arrived in Medininagar on Monday to seem earlier than a particular courtroom on Wednesday in reference to a 13-year-old case pertaining to the violation of the Model Code of Conduct throughout elections.
The RJD chief is slated to seem in the courtroom of particular choose Satish Kumar Munda. Prasad’s counsel Prabhat Kumar reportedly mentioned that the case was later transferred to Ranchi after which to Medininagar.
A case below IPC sections 188, 279, 290, 291 and 34, and part 127 of Representation of People’s Act was registered in opposition to him in Garhwa district after his chopper landed in a paddy area allegedly owing to the error of the pilot, as an alternative of the scheduled helipad in Medininagar, in the course of the 2009 meeting polls in Jharkhand.
Lalu Prasad asks courtroom to launch passport
Meanwhile, Lalu Prasad has appealed to a particular CBI courtroom for the discharge of his passport in order to resume it as he might must journey overseas for a potential kidney transplant, his counsel mentioned on Monday.
On April 22, Jharkhand High Court granted bail to the RJD chief in the Doranda Treasury case involving embezzlement of over Rs 139 crore in which a CBI particular courtroom had sentenced him to 5 years in jail.
“Lalu Prasad has prayed for the renewal of his passport. He has pleaded earlier than a particular CBI courtroom that his passport be handed over for renewal. The utility mentions that after renewal the passport might be submitted to the courtroom,” Prasad’s counsel Prabhat Kumar informed PTI.
Kumar mentioned: “He has taken the plea that it’s a case of kidney failure and he could also be required to go overseas for remedy or transplant” and added: “If we get an appointment from the physician then we are going to pray for passport launch and permission to go overseas for remedy.”
The subsequent date of listening to has been mounted as June 10. Lalu Prasad suffers from a number of illnesses, together with renal issues. He is a affected person of stage-4 kidney ailment, PTI report mentioned.
(With PTI Inputs)