Relief for DK Shivakumar in money laundering case; Delhi High Court grants bail

DN Bureau

The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to Karnataka Congress leader DK Shivakumar in a money laundering case filed the Enforcement Directorate.

DK Shivakumar
DK Shivakumar

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday granted bail to Karnataka Congress leader D K Shivakumar in a money laundering case filed the Enforcement Directorate.

Justice Suresh Kait granted relief to the Congress leader saying that Shivakumar is not a flight risk.

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The judge also said that Shivakumar cannot tamper with evidence as documents are with investigating agencies and there is no material to show he has influenced witnesses.

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The court directed that he be released on bail on furnishing a bond of Rs 25 lakh and two sureties of like amount.

Shivakumar, 57, was arrested by the ED on September 3 in the money laundering case. He is lodged in Tihar jail under judicial custody and had challenged the trial court's order denying him bail in the case. (PTI)

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