Former CMO sent to CBI custody

Former chief medical officer AK Shukla, arrested in connection with murder of another CMO VK Arya, was remanded in two-day CBI custody by a court.

Updated: May 09, 2012, 23:17 PM IST

Lucknow: Former Lucknow chief medical officer AK Shukla, arrested in connection with murder of another CMO VK Arya, was remanded in two-day CBI custody by a court here on Monday.

The order was passed by Judicial Magistrate Mirza Zeenat while hearing the CBI application seeking a 10-day remand.

On Monday last, Shukla was remanded in 14-day judicial custody till May 21.
The court fixed May 9 as the next date of hearing.

The CBI had arrested former CMO Shukla on Sunday night in connection with the murder of his predecessor Arya in October 2010.

Shukla was arrested by the CBI last year in connection with the NRHM scam but was granted bail by the Allahabad High Court.

PTI