Next hearing on Hemant Soren's plea against ED on Feb 27

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Hemant Soren Jharkhand High Court

Ranchi: The Jharkhand High Court on Monday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by arrested ex-chief minister Hemant Soren against the Enforcement Directorate (ED) till February 27.


The court will again hear the plea on that day.

It asked the federal agency to file a consolidated affidavit.

The high court had on February 5 asked the ED to file its reply on Soren's petition.


Soren was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on January 31 in a money laundering case linked to an alleged land fraud.

The JMM leader was on February 2 remanded to ED custody by a special PMLA (the Prevention of Money Laundering Act) court in Ranchi for five days.

The court had on February 7 extended the ED remand of the former chief minister by five days.