The Uttar Pradesh government has recommended a CBI probe against the former MD of UP Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation, B K Yadav, for allegedly committing irregularities. Yadav is presently posted as Director of cooperative and farmers’ welfare, reports PTI.
“In view of complaints against BK Yadav, the then managing director of UP Cooperative Sugar Factories Federation, Lucknow between December 18, 2013 to May 23, 2017 regarding his involvement in corrupt practices and having disproportionate assets, the department has recommended CBI probe into the matter,” Principal Secretary (Sugar Industry and Cane Development) Sanjay R Bhoosreddy said.
The state home department has formally sent a request in this regard to Department of Personnel and Training, Principal Secretary Home, Arvind Kumar told.
Earlier, on the request of UP sugarcane minister Suresh Rana, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took cognisance of the complaints and the enquiry was handed over to the commissioner, Lucknow division.