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

Lucknow, Jan 19 (PTI) The National Commission forScheduled Caste today said it will serve a notice to the UttarPradesh government on a complaint that the probe into themurder case of a dalit doctor here was being "politicised".

"We have taken a note of a complaint allegingirregularities and politicisation of the probe of dalit healthofficer Vinod Arya''s murder. The complainant claimed somepersons have been falsely implicated in the case and realculprits are at large," NCSC Chairman PL Punia told PTI overphone.

A team comprising NCSC officials would be formed to probethe matter, he said.

It has come to the notice of the Commission that thosenamed in the case were not involved in Arya''s murder andcontrary to rules, the matter is being probed by juniorofficials 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 AjayMishra, allegedly involved in Arya''s murder.

"The conspiracy to kill Arya was hatched by mafia donAbhay Singh, who is currently lodged in Banda district jail,"the then ADG Brij Lal had said.

The Samajwadi Party, with which Abhay is associated, hadsubmitted a memorandum to Governor B L Joshi alleging that hewas being framed in the case.

Besides, a joint delegation of Faizabad unit of Congress,RLD and SP had also submitted a joint memorandum to theGovernor on the same issue.

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