Friday, January 21, 2011

[ZESTCaste] Dalit doctor murder case: NCSC to serve notice to UP govt

Dalit doctor murder case: NCSC to serve notice to UP govt

Lucknow, Jan 19 (PTI) The National Commission for Scheduled Caste
today said it will serve a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government on a
complaint that the probe into the murder case of a dalit doctor here
was being "politicised".
"We have taken a note of a complaint alleging irregularities and
politicisation of the probe of dalit health officer Vinod Arya''s
murder. The complainant claimed some persons have been falsely
implicated in the case and real culprits are at large," NCSC Chairman
PL Punia told PTI over phone.
A team comprising NCSC officials would be formed to probe the matter, he said.
It has come to the notice of the Commission that those named in the
case were not involved in Arya''s murder and contrary to rules, the
matter is being probed by junior officials instead of DSP rank
officers, Punia said.
Arya, posted as chief medical officer (family welfare), was shot dead
at Vikas Nagar area on October 27 last year.
On December 12, police arrested Vijay Dubey and Ajay Mishra, allegedly
involved in Arya''s murder.
"The conspiracy to kill Arya was hatched by mafia don Abhay Singh, who
is currently lodged in Banda district jail," the then ADG Brij Lal had
The Samajwadi Party, with which Abhay is associated, had submitted a
memorandum to Governor B L Joshi alleging that he was being framed in
the case.
Besides, a joint delegation of Faizabad unit of Congress, RLD and SP
had also submitted a joint memorandum to the Governor on the same

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