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Remove or Replace Minister Facing Lokayukta Probe:UP Government Told

Published: 14th February 2015 05:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th February 2015 05:37 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: Alleging that an Uttar Pradesh minister against whom a complaint is pending before the Lokayukta has been putting pressure on witnesses, social activist Nutan Thakur today demanded that the minister be either removed or replaced to ensure a free and fair inquiry.    

Talking to reporters here, Thakur said it is necessary to either remove or replace the minister for a free and fair inquiry against him as the witnesses are connected with his department.

"He is putting pressure on the witnesses and even threatening them," she said.

The minister is facing probe for allegedly misusing his office and amassing assets worth several crores.

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