Land scam case: ED raids in Ranchi jail following inputs of ‘conspiracy’ to influence witnesses, destroy evidence | India News

RANCHI: The Enforcement Directorate on Friday performed searches within the Birsa Munda Jail right here following inputs {that a} “conspiracy” was being hatched there to affect witnesses and destroy proof in an alleged land rip-off linked cash laundering case in Jharkhand, official sources stated.
A variety of accused arrested by the federal probe company are lodged within the jail underneath judicial custody.
Following inputs of a “conspiracy” being hatched by sure arrested native musclemen to affect witnesses, to hurt ED officers and tamper or destroy proof, a search has been launched by company officers together with jail workers, the sources stated.
The company has arrested about 14-15 folks within the case, together with 2011-batch IAS officer Chhavi Ranjan who had earlier served because the director of the state social welfare division and the deputy commissioner of Ranchi.
The probe pertains to the ED alleging {that a} “large racket of unlawful change of possession of land by mafia was happening in Jharkhand.”

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