Ranchi: ED has again turned into action for the first time after IAS Puja Singhal’s arrest. After multiple rounds of question and answer with accused IAS, the ED has started its raid operation in various places in Ranchi City. As of the received information, ED is raiding six location in Ranchi which includes Kanke Road, Ashok Nagar, Hatia and Namkum. Also, raid is being conducted at a person named Anil Jha who is being said to a close acquaintance of IAS Puja. He is said to be an active member in managing black money operation within the mines department.  

Also, ED is raiding a house at road no.6 in Ashok Nagar which belongs to Vishal Chaudhary. It has been confirmed about Vishal Chaudhary that he has very close ties with many IAS officers and has remain indulged in the business of money laundering.

It is noteworthy that earlier the ED had raided the premises of IAS Pooja Singhal, Pooja Singhal’s husband Abhishek Jha and Chartered Accountant (CA) Suman Kumar. This raid took place in the year 2010 in connection with the MNREGA scam in Khunti. The ED team had recovered more than Rs 19 crore in cash. Three days later, the ED arrested Pooja Singhal.