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ED Crackdown On Jharkhand IAS Officer Pooja Singhal

New Delhi : IAS Pooja Singhal has been found involved in a money laundering case in Jharkhand. Her CA has been caught by the ED, where amount in crores has been unearthed. Her arrest has opened a can of worms, it’s yet to be seen what more skeletons shall tumble out of the Jharkhand government’s cupboard.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Sunday said that IAS Pooja Singhal and her husband received cash deposits totaling Rs 1.43 crore when she was charged with irregularities while serving as District Magistrate (DM) in various districts across the state.

The federal agency (ED) also informed a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court in Ranchi that the IAS officer allegedly transferred Rs 16.57 lakh from her personal account to those controlled or owned by her Chartered Accountant (CA), Suman Kumar.

Suman Kumar was arrested on Saturday for alleged money laundering in connection with an MGNREGA money fraud case. The Enforcement Directorate arrested Kumar in Ranchi on May 6 after conducting multi-city raids against him, Pooja Singhal, her businessman husband, Abhishek Jha, and others. The special court then sent Kumar to ED custody till May 11.

Pushpender Sharma

A journalist with more than 37 years of experience. Having worked in Print Media in various leadership roles with Global as well National media organizations of repute. He started his career with Alrajib Media Group based out in Kuwait for a decade. Moving back to India post Iraq war, has worked with Amar Ujala, Hindustan Times & Hindustan as Sr.Regional Editor and is now deeply associated with Local Post as Consulting Editor.

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