Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday granted provisional bail to former Chief Minister Madhu Koda for a week to attend his ailing mother.

Hearing on the provisional bail petition, Justice HC Mishra granted bail with a direction that he should surrender to a lower court on the eighth day from his release from the judicial custody.

This is the second provisional bail granted to Koda in a month to attend his ailing mother, who is under treatment at a Noida hospital.

The court had on April 15 gave him provisional bail for three weeks.

Koda was arrested on November 30, 2009, in connection with multi-crore money laundering, illegal investments and other scams. Koda has got bail in all other cases except in the Rajiv Gandhi Rural Electrification Scheme scam.


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