Ranchi: IAS Pooja Singhal, who became the subject of discussion in Jharkhand, was summoned by the ED last day in a case related to money laundering and MNREGA scam. Responding to the summon IAS Pooja Singhal along with her husband Abhishek Jha reached the ED’s office on Airport Road for questioning. However, the security of the ED office has been pumped up. A large number of police forces have been deployed around the office.
It is noteworthy that ED had issued notice to IAS officer Pooja Singhal for questioning in matters related to MGNREGA scam held during her tenure as DC of Khunti and Chatra districts. He was directed to appear at the ED’s office on May 10 at 10.30 am for questioning. Industry and Mines Department secretary Pooja Singhal is on leave till 31 May. Giving this information to the Chief Secretary Sukhdeo Singh, she has informed the Personnel Department.