ANOTHER BRD MEDICAL COLLEGE CLERK HELD IN CHILD DEATHS CASE
GORAKHPUR: Another clerk of the BRD Medical College was arrested on Thursday in the wake of deaths of scores of children in the state-run facility last month, police said. With this, eight of the nine persons named in the FIR have been held. “Clerk Uday Pratap Sharma was nabbed near Gorakhpur railway station,” Gorakhpur Senior Superintendent of Police Anirudh Sidhartha Pankaj said. Former chief pharmacist of the medical college, Gajanan Jaiswal, had surrendered in a city court yesterday and sent him to 14-day judicial custody. The Uttar Pradesh Police had on Wednesday arrested clerk Sanjay Tripathi while another clerk Sudhir Pandey was arrested near Khajanchi Chowk area here last week. Earlier, the former head of the anaesthesia department, Dr Satish, had surrendered in the anti-corruption court here.