CBI grills Raja Bhaiyya for UP cops' murder

May 16, 2013, 05:10 IST | Agencies

Former Uttar Pradesh minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiyya was yesterday grilled by the CBI over the murder of Kunda deputy superintendent of police Zia-ul-Haq and two others.

Raja Bhaiyya, an independent legislator from Kunda, was quizzed for over seven hours by the CBI on charges levelled by Haq’s widow, Parveen Azad.

Parveen has accused Raja Bhaiyya of masterminding Haq’s murder. He was questioned about his whereabouts at the time of the killing of Haq, Balipur village head Nanhe Yadav and his brother Suresh on March 2.

He was also asked questions about certain phone calls that were made to him in the aftermath of the murder.

Also questioned was Hari Om Srivastava, Raja Bhaiyya’s local representative, who is also an accused in the case.

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