BJP CM gives  order to investigate over Judges accusations: Fooder scam
BJP CM gives order to investigate over Judges accusations: Fooder scam

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 11 (NT): UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered to Special CBI Court Judge Shivpal Singh's accusation about receiving phone calls from RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav person, in relation with his conviction in the fodder scam case.CM Yogi on Wednesday ordered Jhansi Commissioner, Amit Gupta to inquiry about the matter and sought a report at the earliest, after the District Magistrate of Jalaun district, Mannan Akhtar -one of the men named by Singh- denied calling him.

I never talked to him (Shivpal Singh) over the phone. He must issue a statement if it happened. On the date mentioned in reports, I was in my hometown in Assam, on a leave, Akhtar said.During the hearing to pronounce the quantum of sentence on January 4, Special Ranchi Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court judge Shivpal Singh alleged that he got phone calls from Lalu Prasad's men, in connection with his conviction in the case, and added that he would take the decision in compliance with the law.The Rashtriya Janta Dal President Lalu Prasad Yadav, along with 14 others, was found guilty by the court, while seven accused, including former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra, were acquitted,on December 23.On January 6, Lalu was sentenced to 3.5 years in jail.

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