5 Nov : The Enforcement Directorate(ED) has summoned former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda and his associates for questioning them on alleged Hawala transactions and investments under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.
Official sources said that the summons for questioning was served to Koda in the hospital in Ranchi where he was admitted following complaints of high blood pressure and stomach ache.
It said that the notice was also issued to seven of his associates. A team of ED officials is also in the process of taking copies of the seized documents which surfaced during the searches conducted by the IT department.
Sources said that both the ED and the Income Tax department have also started the scrutiny of documents recovered during the searches.
These documents pertain to alleged Hawala transactions and investments running into more than 2,000 crore rupees by Koda and his associates.