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CBI sent summons to Akhilesh Yadav, called for questioning in illegal mining case – India TV Hindi

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Lucknow : Now CBI is going to tighten its grip on Samajwadi Party President and former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Akhilesh Yadav. CBI has sent summons to Akhilesh Yadav and called him for questioning in the illegal mining case. Akhilesh Yadav has been summoned under 160 CRPC.

Called for questioning on 29th February

According to the information, Akhilesh Yadav has been called for questioning on 29th February. CBI has summoned him to join the interrogation as a witness in this case. In fact, in 2016, a petition was filed in the Allahabad High Court in which allegations of illegal mining were made against the then District Magistrate of Hamirpur and other public servants. On the orders of Allahabad High Court, CBI took over the investigation of this case.

The allegation was that illegal mining of minor minerals was allowed in district Hamirpur (UP) during the period 2012-2016. Illegally granted new leases for mining of sand, renewed existing leases and allowed interrupted period to existing lease holders and thereby caused wrongful loss to the public exchequer and the accused earned undue profits. CBI had conducted searches in this case on January 15, 2019 at 12 places in Hamirpur, Jalaun, Noida, Kanpur and Lucknow districts of Uttar Pradesh and Delhi. During the search incriminating material related to illegal sand mining; Huge cash and gold was recovered.

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