Topic: Hemant Soren
Hemant Soren, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand and leader of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM), was arrested on Wednesday night following over seven hours of interrogation by the Enforcement Directorate regarding purported land ownership.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren was taken into custody by the Enforcement Directorate this evening, minutes after quitting the post. Transport minister Champai Soren, one of the veteran leaders of the ruling Jharkhand Mukti Morcha, will step into his shoes.
An Enforcement Directorate team visited Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren’s Delhi home on Monday in connection with an investigation into a money laundering case. The team did not find him there.
Addressing the press ahead of his appearance before the Enforcement Directorate (ED), Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren alleged that the claims against him in the illegal mining case are a “conspiracy to destabilise his government."
The Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren in a money laundering investigation related to an alleged mining scam in the state.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced that Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren along with other Opposition leaders will come together to fight the Lok Sabha polls in 2024.