Madhu Koda admitted to Ranchi Apollo hospital, ducks IT interrogation

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Ranchi, Nov 3 (ANI): Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda today ducked IT interrogation by getting himself admitted to Ranchi Apollo Hospital in pretext of acute stomach pain.

Meanwhile, Commissioner of Income Tax, Jharkhand Circle, Anjani Kumar has said Koda was not cooperating with them in investigations of the Hawala scam.

"Till we complete the investigation, we can't tell you anything. Not very much. If I get the support and proper cooperation, I think this will come to an end very soon. But, if I don't get cooperation, the things will continue as per law," said Anjani Kumar.he IT officials had conducted raids at 70 places connected with Madhu Koda and several other persons.

The raids revealed transactions worth approximately 10 million dollars.

On October 9, the Enforcement Directorate had charged Koda and his former Cabinet colleagues under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) for allegedly amassing assets worth several hundred crores.

Koda, an independent member of Lok Sabha and a UPA supporter, has been charged with having business interests of diverse kinds - cement, steel, auto, power, agro and tourism.

Estimated at 300-400 crore rupees, his investments are alleged to be spread from Singapore to Thailand and Dubai to Liberia. (ANI)

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