UP Bureaucrats Get into Hot Soup
New Delhi: CBI today summoned some officials of Uttar Pradesh for questioning in connection with alleged irregularities in utilising Rs 10,000 crore funds allocated under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and was likely to place some of them under arrest.
CBI had claimed to have recovered three kgs of gold and cash Rs 1.10 crore among some other important documents during search operations conducted at the residence of P K Jain former General Manager of Construction and Design Services (C and DS), a unit of Uttar Pradesh Jal Nigam, in Lucknow.
Besides Jain, former Director General of Family Welfare Department S P Ram was among the senior officials called for questioning by the CBI, the sources said. The questioning follows a day after the agency carried out inter-state searches at about 60 locations, including the residence of former UP Minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, to probe alleged irregularities.