IAS Pooja Singhal arrested in disproportionate assets, ED action
A big case has been registered against IAS officer Pooja Singhal in a case of money laundering in Jharkhand. After several hours of interrogation, the ED arrested him. Recently, the ED had raided the close relatives of Pooja Singhal in Ranchi and other places. During the raid, the ED recovered over Rs 19 crore in cash and several important documents.
According to the information, this matter is many years old. Actually MNREGA scam happened in Jharkhand in 2009-10. In this case, a few days ago, the ED conducted simultaneous raids in Jharkhand, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan. 19 crore 31 lakh rupees were recovered in the same raid. Out of Rs 19 crore 31 lakh, Rs 17 crore was recovered from the house of a chartered accountant. The rest of the money was received from a company.
Apart from Pooja Singhal’s house, the ED had also raided her husband’s hospital in Ranchi at that time. The investigating agency not only recovered the money but also recovered several important documents. Apart from this, the matter of investment made by both of them in several flats also came to the fore. It is said that investment papers worth about Rs 150 crore have been received. Based on all these evidences, Pooja Singhal, her husband CA Suman Kumar were questioned for several hours. Many questions were raised about fake companies, even the questions were answered. It is being said that Pooja could not even answer many questions correctly.
Before Pooja, the ED has also prosecuted her CA Suman Kumar. Pooja is on five-day ED remand. He will be produced in the special PMLA court tomorrow.