NRHM case: Next hearing in Allahabad HC on Dec 20
Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court Tuesday fixed December 20 as the next date of hearing in the alleged scam in National Rural Health Mission in Lucknow CMO office.
The order was passed by the bench of Justice Imtiyaz Murtaza and Justice Ashok Pal Singh on an application filed in a PIL seeking direction for a CBI probe into alleged irregularities in the NRHM scam.
As per the earlier order passed by the court, DIG CBI along with other officers concerned appeared before the bench and informed that investigating officer O P Parida has been removed from the probe and departmental action was being taken against him.
The CBI filed the status report along with a counter affidavit in a sealed envelop.
The bench after examining the content, posted the matter for hearing on December 20 along with the hearing in murder of two CMOs V K Arya and B P Singh.
The court had on November 23 summoned the DIG CBI in connection with investigation into procurement of medicines in the alleged NRHM scam at CMO Lucknow office.
The application was moved by the petitioner Prine Lenin before Diwali seeking direction for proper investigation into the alleged NRHM scam.
The petitioner alleged that CBI filed the chargesheet to save the higher ups and requested that a Special Investigation Team may be constituted.
The court had summoned the investigating officer in this connection.
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