CMO case: Lucknow district jail officials transferred
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 04, 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.


First Published: Sunday, September 04, 2011, 12:33

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