Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the Allahabad High Court, Thursday, ordered an investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) against former Noida Authority engineer-in-chief Yadav Singh in connection with his alleged illegal assets.
The court order came in response to a PIL filed by a social activist Nutan Thakur in December 2014,
The petitioner had alleged that she had filed a supplementary affidavit giving facts, including details of various alleged false companies floated by Yadav Singh for siphoning off illegal money.
She also alleged that Yadav Singh had enjoyed plum postings under the regimes of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and incumbent Akhilesh Yadav, the state government was not acting against him.
The state government counsel had denied the allegations and said that the PIL was not maintainable.