Union minister Mahesh Sharma on June 5 attacked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for questioning the authenticity of the forensic report that said the meat found from Mohammad Akhlaq’s house was of “cow or its progeny”, saying if he does not believe his officers, then he should resign.
“If he does not have confidence in his officers, he should resign from the chief minister’s post,” Sharma said, addressing the public in Saddulapur village.
The chief minister cast doubts over the authenticity of the forensic report. In Mathura incident too, he did not believe the findings of the officers, he said.
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The Union minister alleged several political leaders, including Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, had visited Bishada village for political mileage.
“Now, the forensic report has brought out the truth,” he said.