The Jharkhand High Court today granted provisional bail to scam accused and former Chief Minister Madhu Koda for a week to attend his ailing mother.
Hearing on the provisional bail petition,Justice H C Mishra granted bail with a direction that he should surrenderto 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-based hospital.
The court had on April 15 gave him provisional bail for three weeks and accordingly Koda had surrendered to a special CBI court on May 10. The Lok Sabha member 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.