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Approach right bench for time: HC to CBI on Sachan case

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the CBI to place before an appropriate bench next week its application seeking more time for completing investigations into the mysterious death of Deputy Chief Medical Officer Y S Sachan.

The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Friday directed the CBI to place before an appropriate bench next week its application seeking more time for completing investigations into the mysterious death of Deputy Chief Medical Officer Y S Sachan.

A division bench comprising Justice Abdul Mateen and Justice Rajiv Sharma passed the order on the CBI application seeking additional three months’ time for completing the investigations which was moved on October 12.

After the murder of two CMOs of Family Welfare department – Dr Vinod Arya in October,2010 and Dr B P Singh in April 2011 – Deputy CMO Dr Y S Sachan was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the district jail in June this year.

Initially,the investigations were done by the local police but later on July 14 on a PIL,the High Court had transferred further investigations in the case to the CBI and directed it to complete the probe in three months’ time which ended on Friday.