DK Shivakumar gets bail in money laundering case; Delhi HC bars him from leaving country without prior permission
DK Shivakumar got bail in money laundering case on Wednesday. Delhi HC excludes him from leaving the country without prior permission.
DK Shivakumar is under judicial custody in Tihar Jail and his bail plea was rejected by the trial court earlier, But when Congress president Sonia Gandhi met Shivakumar hours before the hearing at the Tihar Jail in Delhi.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, The Delhi High Court granted bail to Congress leader DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case against a personal bond of Rs 25,000 and in the peak court has asked Shivakumar to cooperate with the investigation and not to influence any witnesses of the case. He is also restricted from going abroad, without seeking due permission from the court.
According to reports Sonia Gandhi when meet DK Shivakumaer she was accompanied by Congress general secretary Ambika Soni and Congress MP DK Suresh, who is also the brother of Shivakumar.
However, Suresh said in an interview after that, 'We have to fight them (BJP) and come out of this.'
For the unaware, Shivakumar was arrested on 3 September by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and has been in judicial custody in the Tihar jail.
Meanwhile, the money laundering case was registered against him by the ED in September last year, based on an Income Tax department complaint. The I-T Department, during the initial probe, had found unaccounted and mis reported wealth allegedly linked to Shivakumar.