Kunda murder: Court to hear plea seeking lie detection test on Raja Bhaiya

A special court on Tuesday will hear a plea filed by CBI seeking to conduct a polygraph test on former Uttar Pradesh food and civil supplies minister Raja Bhaiya in connection with the murder of DySP Zia-ul-Haq in the Kunda case.

The former minister was questioned by the CBI in May with regards to his relations with Zia-ul-Haq and the minister has so far denied his role in the murder. The application was moved with his consent.

 Kunda murder: Court to hear plea seeking lie detection test on Raja Bhaiya

Former UP minister Raja Bhaiya. PTI

CBI had on Friday filed a charge sheet before the special court in the murder of Kunda DSP Zia-ul Haq without naming former minister Raja Bhaiya, who was an accused in the FIR filed by the officer’s wife .

CBI sources, however, clarified that probe into the alleged role of Raja Bhaiya is still open and the agency might file a supplementary charge sheet if his role surfaces at a later stage.

Haq was shot dead on 2 March in Balipur village in Kunda area of Pratapgarh district where he had gone to probe murder of village head Nanhe Yadav.

Haq’s wife Parveen Azad had accused Raja Bhaiya of conspiracy after which he had to resign from the Cabinet on 4 March.

With PTI inputs

Updated Date: Aug 08, 2013 19:04:57 IST