Jharkhand government warns of legal action to Chief Minister related to raids in ED news. India News – Times of India

Ranchi : Jharkhand The government has warned the media houses of taking legal action on the news linking the Chief Minister. Hemant SorenName of the person against whom ED conducted raids at several places and recovered two AK series rifles.
Enforcement Directorate Rifles were raided at various places in Jharkhand and several other states on Wednesday and recovered rifles from a house here as part of the ongoing money laundering probe into alleged illegal mining in the state.
However, Ranchi Police later said that the weapons belonged to the force and two constables have been suspended in this connection.
In a statement on Wednesday, the CM Secretariat said, “Some reports of media platforms including some national TV channels point to a misleading ploy and deliberately attempt to link the Chief Minister of Jharkhand with a private person”, against which the ED’s Raid was done. ,
Terming it as unfortunate and reprehensible, the statement said that if the state government “gets any more…malicious reports and tweets/digital posts (by media platforms), it will be dealt with as per appropriate legal provisions”.
It said that the Jharkhand government has cooperated in all investigations conducted by central agencies and it supports freedom of the press.
The rifles were found in a house in Ranchi owned by Prem Prakash,
Ranchi Police said that two constables, whom they know, had left weapons with Prakash’s staff while returning from duty on August 23 due to rain.
Police said that both the constables have been suspended with immediate effect.
The raids were conducted by the ED after the latest information came to light after questioning two people arrested earlier in the case.