Jharkhand, May 07:- During the raids of the Enforcement Directorate in many states of the country including Jharkhand, a large amount of money has been found from the house of close relatives of IAS officer Pooja Singhal. In fact, ED raided today in Jharkhand, raids were also conducted at other places including the residence of Mining cum Industries Secretary Pooja Singhal.
The Enforcement Directorate raided together before 7 am. Enforcement Directorate raids Panchavati Residency B Block 904 in Ranchi.
Raid the house of IAS officer and his close friends- Let us tell you that in the illegal mining case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) team raided together from around 7 am on Friday at 20 places of senior IAS officer Pooja Singhal and persons associated with her. Of.
According to information received from sources, these hideouts are in Ranchi, Khunti in Jharkhand, Jaipur in Rajasthan, Faridabad and Gurugram in Haryana, Kolkata in West Bengal, Muzaffarpur in Bihar and Delhi NCR.
According to the information received, a huge amount of cash (about 25 crores) is reported to have been recovered from the residence of Pooja Singhal. There is also information that a machine has been called for counting the recovered cash.
This money has been received from his Chartered Accountant (CA). In Ranchi, information has been received about the raids in Block No. 9 of Panchvati Residency, Chandni Chowk, Kanke Road, New Building at Hari Om Tower, Lalpur, Pulse Hospital, Bariatu.
There is also information about raids on the official residence of IAS officer Pooja Singhal. According to the information, information is also being received about raids on the premises of businessman Amit Agarwal. Amit is said to be close to Chief Minister Hemant Soren. The official confirmation of the Enforcement Directorate on this entire episode is awaited.
Dr. Nishikant Dubey also tweeted information- Godda MP Dr. Nishikant Dubey has also given information about the whole matter by tweeting early on Friday morning. He has alleged in the tweet that Pooja Singhal allotted mines to the Chief Minister, his brother, henchmen etc. at the rate of a penny.
After all, he got raided by ED which is going on at 20 locations in the country. This raid is going on in Ranchi, Delhi, Rajasthan, Mumbai. The ED had filed an affidavit related to the information of the entire case on the orders of the Jharkhand High Court in a case of MNREGA scam.
The ED had told the court through an affidavit that at the time of the scam of Rs 18.06 crore in MNREGA in Khunti district of Jharkhand, there was Deputy Commissioner Pooja Singhal. In this case, the junior engineer Ram Vinod Prasad Sinha was arrested and sent to jail, who had admitted in his statement to the ED that the commission amount used to reach the Deputy Commissioner’s office.
The ED had also informed the High Court through its affidavit about the ongoing investigation of both the cases of Chatra and Palamu. It was told in the affidavit that Pooja Singhal was posted as Deputy Commissioner in Chatra district from August 2007 to June 2008.
It is alleged that he had made an advance payment of Rs 6 crore to two NGOs under MGNREGA. These two NGOs include Welfare Point and Prerna Niketan. The said amount was allocated for the cultivation of Musli. While no such work had taken place there, the investigation of which is still on.
Apart from this, while being the Deputy Commissioner in Palamu district, it is alleged that Pooja Singhal had transferred about 83 acres of forest land to a private company for mining. This is a matter related to Kathautia coal mines. The ED had told the court that the investigation in this case is also going on.
On Friday, the ED conducted simultaneous raids at the locations of Jharkhand’s Mines and Industries Department secretary Pooja Singhal and her close associates. The whole raiding process lasted for over 14 hours. The raid continues till late night at the house of Chartered Accountant (CA) of Pooja Singhal. In this entire raid, the agency has also got documents related to investment of 150 crores of Pooja Singhal and her close friends.
Rs 17.50 crore has been recovered from the residence of CA Suman Kumar at Booti Mor. Here the ED team had to ask for 3 machines and count the money. In this case, Suman’s brother Pawan Kumar Singh has been detained. However, no official statement has been issued by the ED in this matter so far. According to the information, a total of 19 crore 31 lakh rupees have been recovered in this raid so far.
During the raid, the ED got more than Rs 17 crore from Sonali-Monica apartment in Sadar of Suman Kumar, charter accountant of Pooja Singhal and her husband Abhishek Jha. According to sources, during the raid, the agency has also received documents related to investment of about 150 crores by Pooja Singhal and her close associates. ED officials are probing these documents. For this, information is being collected by contacting the officials of the Finance Department of the Government of India.
In this raid, Suman Kumar Singh’s brother Pawan Kumar Singh was also detained by the ED and has taken him with him. According to the information, Suman has vehicles worth crores, including vehicles like Jaguar. Suman has 4 flats in Sonali and Monika apartments in Hanuman Nagar, Ranchi, from where the ED has recovered 17. 50 crores. While Suman has a dairy farm in Ormanjhi, ED has got important documents from there too.
According to the information, Suman used to invest the black money of Jharkhand in Bihar and Suman has invested a lot in the land there too. The documents related to this have been found by the ED in this raid. In a special conversation with Reliable Media , Suman told that this money belonged to him and a week ago he took this money into fruition.
Whose assessment was to be done by him, although Sumit did not give any answer regarding the source of the money.
Please tell that 2000 batch IAS officer Pooja Singhal is under investigation in MNREGA scam in Khunti and Chatra. This matter is in Jharkhand High Court. The High Court had earlier called for a report from the ED. Khunti MNREGA scam is of 28 crores. According to the information, the ED team conducted raids simultaneously in five states of Ranchi, Bengal’s Kolkata, Bihar’s Muzaffarpur, Delhi and Rajasthan at six o’clock on Friday morning.
Talking about Ranchi, raids were conducted at the official residence of Pooja Singhal, flat number 104 of B block of Panchavati Residency on Kanke Road, Pantaloon office and residence of CA Suman Kumar, Pulse Hospital of Pooja Singhal’s husband Abhishek Jha. In this entire operation, instead of the police forces, the help of CRPF was taken.