ED interrogates Jharkhand CM's press advisor Pintu in mining case, Bachchu Yadav arrested

Pankaj Prasad
CM Hemant Sorens press advisor
CM Hemant Sorens press advisor

Chief Minister Hemant Soren's press advisor Abhishek Prasad alias Pintu was questioned by the ED team on the second day as well.

Abhishek Prasad alias Pintu, press advisor to CM Hemant Soren, was also questioned on the second day on Thursday. On the second day, he reached the ED office at around 11 am for questioning. However, there was no lawyer with him today. Dahu Yadav and Bachchu Yadav did not appear on Thursday in light of the notice issued by the ED for the second time. After seeking time in the name of mother's illness, both did not appear for questioning. After this, the ED sent a notice to Dahu and Bachchu's house during the investigation in Sahibganj and directed them to appear.

Inquiry regarding illegal mining in Sahibganj

During the interrogation of Pintu on the second day, ED officials questioned him in connection with the illegal mining going on in Sahibganj district for a long time. ED officials tried to know from him whether he was aware of illegal mining or not. If it was, whether he had any information regarding the people involved in it or not. After this, ED officials inquired in connection with the mining lease he got in Sahibganj.

Questions asked regarding mining lease

ED officials asked Pintu to know when and how he got the lease. The ED had video graphed its mining area during its investigation in Sahibganj. At the same time, documents related to the lease were also taken from the District Mining Office.

The inquiry lasted nine hours on the first day

Let us inform that Pintu was questioned by the ED team for nine hours on Wednesday in the illegal mining, mining lease allotment and money laundering case. Earlier, information was obtained from Pintu about his family members. Along with this, questions were also asked about the various sources of income of him and his family members.

JMM leader Pankaj Mishra's aide Bacchu Yadav arrested

JMM leader Pankaj Mishra's aide Bacchu Yadav has been arrested by the ED. After arresting him, ED officials took him to Sadar Hospital for health check-up at around 9 pm. During this, Dr. S. Ali, who was present in the emergency, did his medical test. During treatment, along with measuring blood pressure, his ECG was done. ECG and blood pressure were found to be normal. During this, the doctor examined the lower abdomen and asked if he took any necessary medicines first. On this, Bacchu Yadav said that no medicine works in his past. The doctor advised him to get a blood sugar test done. On this, he did not tell the need for investigation. The doctor posted in the emergency said after the investigation that he was completely fit in the investigation. After this the ED team took him away from there.