New Delhi: BJP on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe
into the death of Deputy CMO YS Sachan after the report of a
magisterial investigation stated that he had not committed
suicide in jail but was murdered.
Former BJP President Rajnath Singh termed the case of
Sachan`s mysterious death as "serious and complicated".
"After the magisterial probe report which states that
Sachan did not commit suicide but was murdered, we demand that
a CBI probe should be ordered into the matter and it should be
monitored by the Supreme Court," Singh said to a news agency.
Sachan, accused of orchestrating the murder of CMO Dr BP
Singh and also of committing irregularities in NHRM schemes,
was found dead in a toilet in Lucknow jail on June 22.
Former Lucknow CMO AK Shukla has been arrested for
embezzlement of NRHM funds and is also under the scanner for
BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain alleged that the BSP
government led by Chief Minister Mayawati was trying to shield
the guilty in the Sachan murder case.
"In this scam, two of Mayawati`s ministers - Ananth Mishra
and Babulal Kushwaha - are said to be involved and had to
resign. The UP government has tried to shield the guilty," he
He charged the BSP and Congress with being hand-in-glove
on this issue.
"This is a case of match-fixing between BSP and the
Congress. The Congress is already cornered on the issue of
corruption," Hussain said.