Four accused in NRHM scam sent to 10-day JC

A special CBI court remanded the former managing director of Uttar Pradesh PSU and its three engineers in judicial custody for 10 days for their alleged roles in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission scam.

Updated: Jun 04, 2012, 21:35 PM IST

Ghaziabad: A special CBI court on Monday remanded the former managing director of Uttar Pradesh PSU and its three engineers in judicial custody for 10 days for their alleged roles in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission scam.

Special CBI Judge S Lal sent the four to Dasna jail till June 14. The four who were sent to jail are UP Processing and Construction Cooperative Federation`s former Managing Director VK Choudhury, Chief Engineer MM Tripathi, Superintending Engineer AK Srivastava and Assistant Engineer Vipul Kumar Gupta.

The CBI had earlier in the day produced the accused in the special court and sought their judicial custody.
The accused were arrested last month in connection with alleged corruption in the upgradation of 89 district hospitals in Uttar Pradesh under NRHM.

PTI