Congress MLA Amba Prasad has switched off his mobile after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) launched searches at premises linked to him. 

Reports say search operations were going on at his Ranchi residence as well. She is 36-year-old. Her premises were raided in Hazaribagh too. 

Notably, Prasad represents the Barkagaon assembly seat in Hazaribagh district. The ED has launched simultaneous searches at around 17-18 premises in Ranchi and some other cities of the state. 

The ED has registered a bunch of FIRs concerning alleged cases of illegal sand mining, extortion, and other crimes. 

Action is being undertaken under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).


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