Corruption case: CBI gets govt sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad HC judge

The authorities has granted the CBI sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad Significant Court Choose Shri

The authorities has granted the CBI sanction to prosecute retired Allahabad Significant Court Choose Shri Narayan Shukla in an alleged corruption scenario. Shukla is accused of accepting bribes for supplying a favourable order to a personal healthcare school barred by the federal government from giving admissions.

“The sanction to prosecute Shukla arrived Thursday night. Investigations versus him are entire and the chargesheet will be filed shortly,” a CBI formal mentioned.

Shukla, then a sitting decide, was arraigned as an accused along with six other people in an FIR registered on December 4, 2019. The subject is related to a 2017 case in which the company also arrested former Chhattisgarh High Court main justice I M Quddusi.

The other accused are Quddusi, his associate Bhawana Pandey, Lucknow-centered professional medical university Prasad Education and learning Have confidence in (PET), its homeowners B P Yadav and Prasad Yadav, and one particular Sudhir Giri.

According to the CBI FIR, the PET-operate Prasad Institute of Professional medical Sciences was among 46 faculties barred by the governing administration in 2017 from admitting college students for two years due to absence of amenities.

The college challenged the order in the Supreme Courtroom which directed the authorities to take into consideration afresh the substance on report, the FIR claimed. Aside from barring the faculty from supplying admissions for 2017-18 and 2018-19, the govt also authorised the Clinical Council of India to encash the college’s financial institution warranty of Rs 2 crore.

While the university promoters approached the SC with a petition, they also allegedly got in contact with Justice Quddusi and Bhawana Pandey who promised to get the subject settled.

In accordance to the FIR, a conspiracy was allegedly hatched among B P Yadav, Quddusi, Pandey and Giri (who owns Venkateshwara Professional medical College in Meerut) “in buy to get a favourable buy from Justice Shri Narayan Shukla of Superior Court of Allahabad at Lucknow Bench by corrupt and illegal indicates. In furtherance of the claimed conspiracy, Quddusi engaged Shukla for controlling the make a difference.”

The FIR alleged the promoters submitted a petition in the Allahabad Superior Court docket on August 25, 2017. In an interim aid, the Large Court requested that the “petitioner higher education shall not be delisted from the listing of faculties notified for counselling until the subsequent date of listing i.e. August 31, 2017”. It also stayed encashment of the financial institution ensure by the Health-related Council of India until the subsequent date of listening to.

It mentioned that on the morning of August 25, Quddusi and Yadav achieved Shukla at his Lucknow residence and “delivered the illegal gratification”.