NRHM scam: Kushwaha arrested as soon as UP polls end

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New Delhi, Mar 3: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Saturday, Mar 3 arrested "tainted" politician Babu Singh Kushwaha in connection with the the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. This arrest happened just minutes after the final phase of Uttar Pradesh polls got over.

Kushwaha, who is one of the main accused in the multi-crore NRHM scam. Politician is likely to be produced before a court by 6.00 pm on Mar 3.

Earlier, Kushwaha was sacked by UP Chief Minister Mayawati following his alleged involvement in the multi-crore scam after which he joined the BJP.

The CBI had registered five cases on Jan 2 against certain government and private sector officials, including one against Kushwaha alleging loss of about Rs 28 crore in implementing the centrally-sponsored scheme meant for 72 districts of Uttar Pradesh.

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