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ED attaches properties of IAS officer worth over Rs 82 crore

By IndianMandarins- 02 Dec 2022


New Delhi (02.12.2022): Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached immovable properties worth ₹82.77 crore of suspended officer Pooja Singhal (IAS: 2000: JH) in Ranchi. The IAS officer was arrested in a money laundering case linked to alleged embezzlement of MGNREGA funds in Khunti district and some other financial transactions. Singhal was posted as deputy commissioner (DC) of Khunti district between February 16, 2009, and July 19, 2010.

Properties include one super speciality hospital, a diagnostics centre and two land parcels situated in Ranchi. Investigation revealed that Proceeds of Crime generated from the MNREGA Scam in form of commission was deposited in different bank accounts belonging to Pooja Singhal & her relatives.

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