The CBI on Friday carried out searches in 30 places across 22 districts in
Uttar Pradesh after registering three new cases in the NRHM scam.
Lucknow residence of former principal secretary, family welfare of Uttar
Pradesh, Pradeep Shukla was among the places being searched by the agency,
CBI sources said.
According to sources, said residences of some
bureaucrats, traders and politicians are also covered in the operation.
CBI on Thursday had also conducted searches at 40 locations in Uttar
Pradesh and in the national capital in the NRHM scam.
2, the CBI had registered five cases 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.
NRHM funds to the tune of about Rs
10,000 crore were allocated to UP for the period 2005-06 till date by the
Union health and family welfare ministry.
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