Koda surrenders after week-long bail, sent to judicial custody

Ranchi, May 24 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, allegedly at the centre of a Rs.2,500 crore money laundering scam, surrendered in a court here Friday after his bail period ended and was sent to 14 days in judicial custody.

Koda was on a week’s provisional bail to look after his ailing mother.

This was the second time he was bail. He was granted three weeks’ provisional bail last month and surrendered on its completion May 10.

Koda has been in jail since November 2009, in several cases of corruption, being investigated by Income Tax, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Enforcement Directorate and the state vigilance department.

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