Supreme Court grants relief to Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren, holds PIL against CM alleging money laundering not maintainable

The Supreme Court allowed the appeal filed by the State government in this regard and set aside the order of the Jharkhand High Court which had held that the PIL was maintainable.
Hemant Soren and Supreme Court
Hemant Soren and Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the public interest litigation petitions filed against Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren before the Jharkhand High Court alleging money laundering and irregularities in granting mining leases, is not maintainable [State of Jharkhand vs Shiv Shankar Sharma and ors].

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