FIR registered against CMO, clerk and some contractors

Last Updated: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 16:14

Lucknow: After removing him from his post,
an FIR has been registered against Chief Medical Officer, Lucknow and a senior clerk besides, some contractors on charges of misappropriation of funds, officials said Friday.

The FIR has been registered against CMO A K Shukla,
senior clerk Sanjay Anand and some contractors by Joint
Director Administration Rajendra Singh at Wazirganj police
station late last night, they said.

Of those named in the FIR, Anand has been arrested
by the police.

In the FIR, Singh alleged that the CMO misused his powers and helped his associates in withdrawing government funds by producing fake bills.
A Deputy CMO, Y S Sachan, Administration Officer CS Yadav and senior clerk P C Verma are already in two days police remand in similar cases.
The bungling and misappropriation in health and family
welfare department was detected during inquiry into murder of
CMO Family Welfare B P Singh on April 2.

Two ministers Babu Singh Khushwaha and Anant Kumar
Mishra had quit yesterday due to the ongoing controversy.


First Published: Friday, April 8, 2011 - 16:14

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