DK Shivakumar granted bail

DK Shivakumar was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in September and sent to Tihar Jail in an alleged money laundering case
DK Shivakumar
DK Shivakumar Karnataka Congress Leader

Delhi: Senior Karnataka Congress Leader D.K. Shivakumar granted bail by Delhi High Court in money laundering case.

The investigators alleged that Shivakumar, had not been paying taxes and made transactions worth crores of rupees.

Mr Shivakumar’s 23-year-old daughter, Aisshwarya, was also questioned by the Enforcement Directorate days after he was arrested last month. The investigators said they wanted to ask her how her net worth grew from around Rs. 1 crore in 2013 to over Rs. 100 crore in 2018, and whether the financial transactions between her and her father involved unaccounted money.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Ambika Soni went to Tihar Jail this morning to meet with DK Shivakumar. His brother DK Suresh was also present during the meeting of the Congress leaders.

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