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UP Police Register FIR Against Ex IAS Officer Who Criticised Govt’s COVID-19 Management

The Uttar Pradesh police have registered an FIR against retired IAS officer Surya Pratap Singh for “spreading rumours” on social media after Singh tried to draw chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s attention towards alleged criminal neglect by some officials in Varanasi.

The 1982-batch retired IAS officer had tweeted about how the body of a patient who died of COVID-19 in a local government hospital was eventually reportedly fished out of a drain close to the hospital….

According to him, “It is quite apparent that the FIR against me has been lodged only because of my criticism, which the government of the day cannot tolerate.”…

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