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17 Crores and Counting: Who Is Jharkhand IAS Officer Pooja Singhal Facing ED Action

“These days a video is going viral on the internet. Some officers of the ED are sitting in a room full of cash and counting it. There is a pile of cash lying around. This video is from the residence of a person who is a Chartered accountant to IAS officer Pooja Singhal. ED had later also released a picture of the cash recovered with notes on the top arranged in a shape to denote the shortform of agency name.

Recently, The ED have 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 alleged embezzlement of over Rs 18 crore MGNREGA funds in Khunti district of the state during 2008-11. At least about Rs 17 crore cash has been recovered from the premises of a Ranchi-based Chartered Accountant. The banknote counters have been brought in by the agency to count the exact amount.

Till now, ED confirmed that Rs 19.31 crore cash was recovered from two premises, including the from the house of the chartered accountant, that were searched in state capital Ranchi. Another Rs 1.8 crore cash was recovered from another location in the city.

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