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Nod for vigilance probe against Awadhpal

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Lucknow, June 26, 2013
First Published: 10:45 IST(26/6/2013) | Last Updated: 10:47 IST(26/6/2013)

The state government on Tuesday gave permission to the vigilance department to launch prosecution of former dairy development and animal husbandry minister Awadhpal Singh Yadav and chairman managing committee Srikrishana Laxman school in Tapua (Etah) village and MLC Chandra Pratap Singh in connection with the corruption charges against them.

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The vigilance department would file chargesheet against these persons under the Prevention of Corruption Act in the court. While there was a possibility of arrest of the two persons, the government has also decided to appoint a receiver at the school.

Dr Subodh Yadav had complained against Awadhpal and Chandra Pratap to the UP lokayukta about grabbing of village panchayat land and allotment of construction work for the construction of animal husbandry hospital to his (Yadav’s) son. The state government spokesman said that vigilance department after thorough probe found the complaint true and thereafter permission was sought from the government for their prosecution, which was granted on Tuesday.


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