Ranchi: A special court on Saturday allowed
former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda, under judicial
custody on corruption charges, to get admitted to the All
India Institute of Medical Sciences in Delhi for treatment of
his spinal cord.
The court of Binay Kant Khan granted the permission,
ten days after the petition was filed by the accused.
Koda has been under judicial custody from November 30,
2009, after he was charged with hawala and illegal investments
to the tune of Rs 2,500 crore by the Income Tax and
Both the agencies had conducted countrywide raids on
October 31, 2009.
The CBI and the state Vigilance Bureau have also been
separately investigating several allegations against Koda, who
had ruled Jharkhand for 23 months in 2008/09.