Rs 25 crore cash seized till now by ED from premises linked to Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal; watch video

Singhal is a 2000 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and was posted as the deputy commissioner in Khunti district earlier.

Staff ReporterUpdated: Friday, May 06, 2022, 11:40 PM IST
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Rs 25 crore cash seized till now by ED from premises linked to Jharkhand mining secretary Pooja Singhal; watch video | PTI

The ED on Friday conducted raids at multiple premises, including that of Jharkhand Mining Secretary Pooja Singhal and her family, in connection with a money laundering probe linked to the alleged embezzlement of over Rs 18 crore MGNREGA funds in Khunti district of the state during 2008-11, officials said.

Till now, the agency has seized a total of Rs 25 crore in cash from two premises that were linked to Singhal.

Singhal is a 2000 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and was posted as the deputy commissioner in Khunti district earlier.

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