Jharkhand IAS Pooja Singhal Arrested By Enforcement Directorate For Money Laundering Charges

IAS officer Pooja Singhal was arrested by Enforcement Directorate in Jharkhand in a money laundering charge case. Here's everything about the case in detail.

The Enforcement Directorate's investigation against IAS officer Pooja Singhal and others pertains to a money laundering case.

In which a former junior engineer in the Jharkhand government, Ram Binod Prasad Sinha, was arrested by the agency on June 17, 2020, from West Bengal after when he was booked by the agency under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 in 2012.

Ram Binod Prasad Sinha was accused of defrauding public money and investing it in his name as well as in the name of his family members between April 1, 2008, and March 21, 2011.

IAS Pooja Singhal Arrested For Money Laundering- Is She Facing Charges From ED. 

Indian Administrative Service officer, Pooja Singhal, was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate in connection with a money laundering case on Wednesday.

As per reports, she was questioned for many hours before the arrest. The case involves the alleged embezzlement of crores of MGNREGA funds in Jharkhand.

During the period, the ED alleged, charges of irregularities were against the IAS officer. She served as the deputy commissioner/district magistrate of Chatra, Khunti, and Palamu between 2007 and 2013.

Apart from her, CA Suman Kumar was arrested in the case on May 7 after over Rs 17 crore in cash was seized from his premises. Currently, he is in ED custody till May 11.

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Pooja Singhal Husband Abhishek Jha- Is He Linked With The Case?

Pooja Singhal is the son of Kameshwar Jha, who worked as a government official in Bihar for many years.

The Enforcement Directorate is probing his alleged links with the IAS officer and her partner. The agency has claimed that the IAS officer and her spouse received huge cash deposits to the tune of Rs 1.43 crore over and above her salary in their accounts.

As per ED, s special PMLA court in Ranchi that the IAS officer allegedly transferred Rs 16.57 lakh from her account to those controlled by CA Kumar.

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Pooja Singhal Family Details

Pooja Singhal was born and raised by her parents. However, she has kept their names a secret and away from the limelight.

She is a member of the IAS from the 2000 group who was serving as a representative chief in the Khunti region.

Currently, she is trending on social media after being arrested in a money laundering case. Soon, we will update you with more information regarding the charges.

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