“Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest: Supreme Court Petition Urges Review of Alleged Land Scam”

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“Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest:

Hemant Soren challenges ED arrest

Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest:

Former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has moved the Supreme Court to challenge his arrest by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in connection with an alleged land scam.”Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest Represented by senior lawyer Kapil Sibal, Soren petitioned the Bench headed by Chief Justice D.Y. Chandrachud, seeking an urgent hearing on the matter. The Chief Justice scheduled the hearing for tomorrow, February 2.”Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest: Supreme Court Petition Urging Review of Alleged Land Scam”

In his argument before the court, Sibal emphasized, “The Court must delineate the parameters of Section 19 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA)…questioning how an individual can be subjected to arrest. The implications are profound for the nation’s political landscape.” this…it affects the polity of the country,” as reported by thewire.in

“Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest: Supreme Court Petition Urging Review of Alleged Land Scam” Following his arrest by the probe agency, Soren relinquished the chief minister post on Wednesday, January 31. Champai Soren is set to fill in as the new chief minister. The ED, represented by Tushar Mehta, informed the court that a similar petition had been filed before the Jharkhand High Court. In response, Sibal stated that the petition before the high court would be withdrawn, urging the Supreme Court to hear the matter.

Simultaneously, a local PMLA court in Ranchi, hearing Soren’s plea, sent him to one-day judicial custody until Friday, February 2, rejecting the ED’s plea for a 10-day custody. The PMLA court is scheduled to hear Soren’s plea on Friday.

“Hemant Soren Challenges ED Arrest During these legal proceedings, Jharkhand Governor C.P. Radhakrishnan has agreed to meet legislators supporting Soren’s party (Jharkhand Mukti Morcha – 29, Congress – 17, and Rashtriya Janata Dal – 1) at 5:30 pm on Thursday.


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