Madhu Koda released from Ranchi's Birsa Munda Jail

Ranchi, July 31 (ANI): A day after he obtained conditional bail from the Jharkhand High Court in connection with alleged irregularities in the rural electrification scheme, former Chief Minister and Member of Parliament from Singhbhum Madhu Koda walked out of the Birsa Munda Jail here this evening.

The Jharkhand High Court granted bail to Koda in a case related to irregularities in allotment of rural electrification work to the firm IVRCL Limited under the Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana, when he was the Minister for Power in Jharkhand.

The single bench of Justice HC Mishra, which granted bail to Koda, asked him to surrender his passport.

Koda had been in judicial custody since November 30, 2009, after being accused of involvement in money laundering, illegal investments, rural electrification and other scams.

He has been granted bail in four cases by the Jharkhand High Court and in the Enforcement Directorate's case related to money laundering by the Supreme Court. (ANI)

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