Sachan death: CBI probes ex-CMO’s role

The CBI is probing whether former Lucknow CMO Dr A K Shukla had a role in the mysterious death of Deputy CMO Dr Y S Sachan whose body was found in an unused toilet of the Lucknow district jail on June 22 last year

Written by Express News Service | Lucknow | Published: June 21, 2012 12:14:57 am

The CBI is probing whether former Lucknow CMO Dr A K Shukla had a role in the mysterious death of Deputy CMO Dr Y S Sachan whose body was found in an unused toilet of the Lucknow district jail on June 22 last year.

The CBI summoned Dr Shukla,who is already an accused in the murder of former CMO Dr V K Arya,on Wednesday and questioned him regarding Sachan’s death. He was questioned last week also,sources said.

The sources said Dr Shukla had served as medical officer at Lucknow district jail for about three years before he was posted as CMO of Lucknow.

The CBI is collecting information about Dr Shukla’s links with jail staff who are reported to have arranged his conversation with Dr Sachan while the latter was admitted in the jail hospital on June 17.

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