CMO case: Lucknow district jail officials transferred

Last Updated: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 12:35

Lucknow: Two senior officials of the Lucknow district jail, where deputy chief medical officer YS Sachan died under mysterious circumstances, have been transferred.

Jailor BS Mukund has been transferred to Mainpuri, while senior prison superintendent SHM Rizvi has been shifted to Basti, Deputy Inspector General Prisons (Lucknow) Sharad said.

Sachan, arrested in connection with the NRHM scam in
April, was found dead inside the toilet Lucknow district jail
hospital on June 22. A murder case was later registered in the
matter.

Mainpuri jailor RN Singh has been posted in place of
Mukund while jail superintendent Aligarh Sanjiv Tripathi will
take charge of the Lucknow jail.

Jail officials initially claimed that Sachan committed
suicide, however, post mortem and judicial inquiry later
confirmed that he was killed.

Uttar Pradesh government recommended a CBI probe into the
incident after the report.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 12:33

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