The RJD supremo, was initially sentenced to 14 years in prison and slapped with a total fine of Rs 60 lakh, but secured bail in the four cases related to Dumka, Deoghar and Chaibasa treasuries.

Though CBI had registered 64 cases in connection with the multi-crore scam, Lalu was made a party in six of them; of which, five cases were transferred to Jharkhand after bifurcation of Bihar and one to Patna.

Earlier, Lalu Prasad Yadav who was among the 99 accused in the case was convicted in all four cases in the Jharkhand CBI court.

The amount was fraudulently withdrawn in name of buying fodder, medicines and equipment for the animal husbandry department between 1995-96.

Former MP Jagdish Sharma, former PAC chairman Dhruv Bhagat, Animal Husbandry Secretary Beck Julius and Animal Husbandry Asst Director Dr K M Prasad are the main accused.

A special CBI court in Jharkhand's Ranchi finally convicted RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Rs 139 crore Doranda fodder scam

The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on February 18, CBI sources say.