PARENTS of 27-year-old researcher Neha Sharma,whose body was found in the laboratory of Dayal Bagh Educational Institute on March 15,have written to UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav requesting that the investigations in their daughters murder be transferred to CBI as Agra police had failed to make any breakthrough.
Nehas father Rashpal Sharma,a retired subedar from Army,said,The Agra police is working,but they have failed to get any lead. I want that CBI should take over the investigation before all evidence gets destroyed.
A native of Jammu,Sharma works in a private firm in Delhi. His wife Santosh Sharma and their son stay in Agra.
Neha,the elder child,had been studying in the Dayal Bagh Educational Institute for the past nine years. She did her BSc,MSc,MPhil and was pursuing her PhD research project on antibodies.
Sharma has sent copies of his letter to the Allahabad High Court,ADG (Law and Order),DM and SSP of Agra. District Magistrate Zuahir Bin Saghir confirmed having received the letter and said he had forwarded it to the government for taking a decision.
The Agra police recently contacted the Forensic Science Laboratory in Ahmadabad,requesting for help in conducting a lie detector test on five persons. Agra SSP Subhash Chandra Dubey said the five persons are suspects. Nehas body was found in the laboratory with 12 deep cuts inflicted with a paper cutter and a surgical blade.