Hemant Soren Writes To ED To Change His Date Of Appearance


New Delhi: Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren has urged the directorate of enforcement (ED) to change his date of appearance. However, the ED officials has asked the former to appear before it on Thursday.

In a letter to the federal agency, Soren requested the ED to allow him to appear before it on Wednesday, a day prior to the scheduled day of appearance on Thursday.

The request has been turned down on technical grounds and he has been asked to appear before it according to the original schedule.

Officials said the agency has also written to the director general of police, Jharkhand to ensure security of the ED zonal office in the state capital on Thursday.

The federal agency, which is probing an illegal mining scam in Jharkhand and has already made few arrests including a close political aide of Soren, had on November 1 issued summons to the latter, asking him to appear before it on November 3.

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