Updated May 22nd, 2024 at 12:42 IST

No Interim Bail to Hemant Soren, SC Pulls Up Ex-Jharkhand CM for 'Supressing Facts'

The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren's petition against ED arrest.

Reported by: Digital Desk
झारखंड के पूर्व मुख्यमंत्री हेमंत सोरेन | Image:PTI
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New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked former Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren's petition against ED arrest and seeking interim bail for campaigning in the Lok Sabha elections. 

The apex court pulled up the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader for suppressing from it the fact that he filed a bail plea before a trial court.

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It noted the petitioner has not disclosed the fact that the trial court has taken cognisance of the chargesheet in the matter. Responding to the court, Senior Advocate Kapil Sibal, representing Hemant Soren, withdrawn the petition seeking interim bail.

“Your conduct tells a lot. We expected your client to come up with candour but you suppressed material facts,” the court told Hemant Soren's legal copunsel.

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Published May 22nd, 2024 at 12:42 IST