ED has summoned Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Jharkhand, Dhiraj Prasad Sahu, on February 10 for questioning in a cash laundering case linked to former chief minister Hemant Soren, officers mentioned on Thursday.
In December final 12 months, Income Tax raid division seized greater than Rs 351 crore throughout raids performed at a number of premises of Dhiraj Sahu in Odisha and Jharkhand.
As per sources, ED has received some proof of Dhiraj Sahu’s hyperlinks with Hemant Soren. The company additionally suspects that the BMW automobile which was recovered from Soren’s residence in Delhi on January 29 has some connections to Dhiraj Sahu.
On Wednesday, ED performed raid at a location in Gurugram, Haryana, at whose deal with the automobile with Haryana quantity plate was registered. The company additionally searched two locations in Kolkata.
Hemant Soren was arrested by ED on January 31 within the cash laundering case linked to an alleged land deal.
After taking Soren on remand, ED has been interrogating him for the final six days. In this connection, the company has collected some particulars of these individuals with whom he has had any form of transaction.