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NRHM scam: Court asks UP DGP to ensure security of Shukla

Shukla`s counsel submitted before the court that there was a danger to the life of his client since the other co-accused Deputy CMO YS Sachan had died inside the Lucknow district jail.



Lucknow: The Lucknow Bench of the
Allahabad High Court on Thursday directed Uttar Pradesh DGP to take
necessary steps and make proper arrangements for security of
former chief medical officer AK Shukla, arrested on charges
of alleged irregularities in National Rural Health Mission.

While passing the order, Justice Ashwani Kumar Singh
fixed August 9 as the next date of hearing.

Shukla`s counsel submitted before the court that
there was a danger to the life of his client since the other
co-accused Deputy CMO YS Sachan had died inside the Lucknow
district jail.

The court, while directing the DGP, said that he may
pass necessary orders to all concerned officers, including
jail officers, with regard to the same.

The DGP was directed that he may appoint some senior
responsible officer to monitor the security arrangements of
Shukla.

The DGP shall send his report to the court when the
case is next listed regarding the measures taken for the
security of doctor, the bench said.

PTI

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