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UP recommends CBI probe into murder of research scholar

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013 - 00:25

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe into murder of research scholar Neha Sharma, almost four months after she was found murdered in Dayalbagh Educational Institute in Agra.
Sharma was found dead in the institute on March 15.

"Request for CBI probe has been sent yesterday," Arun Kumar Mishra, Secretary (Home) told reporters here.

Police have filed a charge sheet against two persons, Uday Swaroop (21), a BSc student of the institute, and his friend, 35-year-old Yashveer Singh Sandhu, a laboratory technician. They were arrested on April 24.

The body of 27-year-old Neha was found in laboratory with 12 deep cuts inflected with a paper cutter and a surgical blade.

Her family had been demanding a probe by the agency.


First Published: Friday, July 26, 2013 - 00:25

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