ED officer who sought closure of National Herald case shunted out

December 15, 2015 07:25 pm | Updated November 17, 2021 05:01 am IST - New Delhi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer, who had recommended closure of > National Herald case, has been shunted out of the agency and posted in Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI).

Himanshu Kumar Lal has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the UIDAI under the Department of Electronics and Information Technology.

The order said the official would be serving in the new posting for remainder of his tenure on central deputation till December 26, 2016.

There is no “predicate offence” that could be made out against the two Congress leaders (Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi), a requisite for filing an FIR under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the official had said in his report earlier this year.

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