Who Is Pooja Singhal IAS Husband Abhishek Jha? Jharkhand Secretary In The Middle Of 17 Crore Raid

In an illegal mining case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has identified and targeted IAS Pooja Singhal and her husband, Abhishek Jha. 

Pooja Singhal, a senior IAS officer, and secretary of the mining and industry sectors, was jailed nationally in a related case that alleged illegal mining.

According to initial reports from Ranchi, surveys are carried out at five various locations involving private people said to be associated with the IAS officer.

The searches are being carried out under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act at approximately 18 venues across Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, and a few other states.

Who Is Pooja Singhal IAS Husband Abhishek Jha?

Pooja Singhal IAS was married a second time to her husband, Abhishek Jha.

Abhishek is the son of Kameshwar Jha, who served as an officer in the Bihar Government.

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided Pooja Singhal’s residence on the linkage of money laundering in an Illegal mining case.

According to news portals, She was linked with the purported embezzlement of over Rs 17 crore in MGNREGA funds in the state’s Khunti district in both 2008 and 2011.

Officials said to the media that the offices of Pooja IAS officer and secretary of the Jharkhand government’s ministry of energy and mineral were involved in the raid action.

Jharkhand Secretary 17 Crore Raid

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) collected over 17 crores of cash in an Illegal mining case done in Ranchi, Jharkhand.

A large sum of the money was found from the senior IAS officer and secretary of the mining Pooja Singhal’s residence relating to the illegal mining case.

Machines have also been hired to count the seized money, according to reports. The money was handed to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) by her Chartered Accountant.

The raided house was under the name of Pooja Singhal’s father in, lawKameshwar Jha ED raids are also happening at Pooja Singhal’s Mithanpura hideaway in Muzaffarpur.

Pooja Singhal Children Details

Pooja Singhal has kept his children’s names hidden from the public spotlight. As a result, their names are unknown.

Singhal is a 2000 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who currently serves as a deputy commissioner in the Khunti district.

The investigations commenced after Rajeev Kumar, a senior attorney of the Jharkhand High Court, filed a formal complaint against Pooja Singhal with the ED in February 2022.

Meet Pooja Singhal Family

Pooja Singal Family includes her husband Abhishek Jha and her father-in-law Kameshwar Jha.

Apart from that, she hasn’t disclosed any of her family members and relatives to the media.