With the Special PMLA (Prevention of Money Laundering Act) court on Wednesday extending the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) remand of Jharkhand Minister Alamgir Alam for five days in an alleged money laundering case,he will be grilled for equal number of days. 

This means, Alamgir Alam will remain in ED’s custody on April 25 when the sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls will be held in Giridih, Dhanbad, Ranchi, Jamshedpur. 

The court extended his ED’s remand on ground that the central agency submitted that Alamgir Alam was not cooperating and replying to its messages based on documentary evidences. Alam was arrested after two days of grilling by the ED on May 15 at the agency's office in Ranchi. 

He was remanded to the custody of the central agency for six days by the PMLA court on May 16, which started from May 17.


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