Madhu Koda released from jail on provisional bail
Ranchi: Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, who received a three-week provisional bail from the Jharkhand High Court, was on Thursday released from jail.
"He was released around 1:00 pm after he produced all relevant documents," a jail official said here.
Koda, who was given bail on April 16 for the treatment of his ailing mother, could not be released yesterday as his lawyers failed to produce the necessary papers.
As he stepped out of jail after 40 months and 18 days, he was greeted by his wife, Gita, and supporters from his Chaibasa Lok Sabha Constituency.
Koda then drove with his wife to the hospital where his mother was admitted.
An independent MLA, he headed the UPA government supported by the Congress, the RJD and the JMM between 2006 and 2008 in the state.
He was arrested on November 30, 2009, after the Enforcement Directorate and the Income Tax department charged him and his aides with money laundering and illegal investments apart from involvement in other cases.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch - Huge fire breaks out at petrol pump in Kota, Rajasthan
- NSG now 'nine times' stronger; receives technological strength from 12 countries!
- Bihar: Congress leader Brajesh Pandey accused of running sex racket
- BJP MP Yogi Adityanath compares Akhilesh Yadav with 'Aurangzeb' and 'Kans'
- Acrimonious remarks of political leaders during UP elections
- Reliance Jio's tariff plan from April 1; voice calls, roaming to be free: Mukesh Ambani
- 7th Pay Commission: Allowances committee raises HRA to 30%?
- Virat Kohli thanks sprint legend Usain Bolt for congratulating him on 'record' Puma deal
- BMC exit poll: BJP predicted to score big in neck-and-neck battle with Shiv Sena
- IPL 2017 Auction: Reaction-filled Twitter erupts with emotions!