Special CBI judge Shivpal Singh assured RJD chief Lalu Prasad that he would order the jail administration to provide him curd and rice flakes on January 14, the Makar Sankranti day.
Prasad had earlier told the judge that he had sent him to jail ahead of the festival, thus denying him dahi and chura.
Lalu argued that whenever leaders like me come here, a huge crowd gathers. People will take out marches to see me off to the open jail… The entire police force will be required to control the crowd,” he said.
When the judge said the court would direct the government to prevent people from taking out marches, Prasad said: “In such a situation, mass killings could take place.