Mayawati shifts top police officials for ‘fair’ Noida probe

June 1st, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by admin  

Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday ordered the transfer of three top police officials of the Meerut Range to ensure that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Noida double murder is not hampered in any manner. Mayawati announced the transfer of Inspector General (IG) Gurdarshan Singh, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) P.C. Meena of Meerut Range and the Senior Superintendent of Police of Noida A.S. Ganesh.

“I do not want anyone to accuse the police and the state government of standing in the way of the investigations,” the chief minister told reporters here.

“I want the truth to be out in the case,” she said.

Mayawati also directed the chief secretary, home secretary and the state police chief to extend all possible help to the CBI probe.

The CBI Sunday began investigations into the May 15 double murder of Noida teen Aarushi Talwar and her domestic help Hemraj. The girl’s father Rajesh Talwar has been arrested as the prime suspect. The CBI was entrusted the case after the Noida Police was accused of shoddy investigations.

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