Ranchi, September 10: Director of the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) RK Shrivastava has said that RJD chief and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav is suffering from depression. RIMs have mentioned in their report, adding that depression was also mentioned in the medical discharge slip from AIIMS. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav Has Sleepless Nights in Ranchi Hospital, and the Reason Is Stray Dogs.
Prasad, convicted in the fodder scam, was shifted to the 100-bed paying ward recently after he couldn't sleep due to constant barking of dogs near the super speciality ward. Reportedly, he was not able to sleep due to the barking of dogs and this was affecting his health. Prasad will have to pay Rs 1,000 per day at the present ward. Shrivastava said the change was done after permission was obtained from the jail superintendent.
The RJD supremo surrendered before a CBI court in Ranchi on August 30, upon the expiry of the provisional bail granted to him by the Jharkhand High Court for medical treatment. The former Bihar chief minister had recently undergone a fistula operation at a Mumbai hospital. He is a heart patient with kidney ailments as well.
He had already been convicted in three fodder scam cases in 2013, 2017 and 2018 and sentenced to 5, 3.5 and 5 years of imprisonment respectively.