Mining Scam: Every day something big is being revealed in the mining scam, a big disclosure has been made on Thursday. The ED has interrogated the suspended IAS and Mining Secretary Pooja Singhal and Pakur DMO face to face. Pooja Singhal has been asked that stone chips (ballast) from Pakur used to illegally go to Bangladesh via Sahebganj via river Ganges. What is your role? To what extent are you involved in this? If stone chips were illegally sent to Bangladesh and other countries, did you get commission in return? If you used to get it, to whom did you send the commission? According to sources, Pooja Singhal’s health is not well, so the interrogation did not last long.
In the Pooja Singhal case, interrogation of the District Mining Officer (DMO) of Dumka, Pakur, the international link of this case has come to the fore. ED has come to know during interrogation of both the DMOs that stone chips (ballast) from Pakur used to illegally go to Bangladesh via Sahebganj through river Ganga. Stone chips are supplied from Bangladesh to other countries. ED has started investigating the international link of Pooja Singhal case.
Pooja Singhal’s remand may increase due to international link
Both the DMOs have given important information about illegal mining and mining mafia network to ED. On behalf of the ED, the concerned district administration has been directed to submit other relevant documents including mining and transport challans. Pooja Singhal’s remand is ending tomorrow. If sources are to be believed, then on the basis of the international link that has come to the fore in the whole case, the ED will demand to extend his remand period.
Mining scams of Pooja Singhal are opening every day
Earlier on Wednesday, the District Mining Officers (DMOs) of Pakur and Dumka were interrogated at the ED’s zonal office. Then the ED had questioned about illegal mining and during the ED’s interrogation, the DMO had told that they had given some part of the black money to CA Suman only at the behest of Pooja Singhal. Apart from this, these people had also informed the ED about the complicity of the officials in illegal mining. The DMO further told in the interrogation that the money collected for illegal mining used to reach Ranchi and this money used to reach the top officials of the mining department.