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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra writes to CM yogi demanding CBI probe in journalist death case

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Demanding CBI probe into the “mysterious” death of a journalist who had recently reported on the liquor mafia, Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has written aletter to Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath.

Congress leader also demanded that action be taken against the “nexus of liquor mafia and administration” which she said had taken root across the state. In her letter in Hindi, she also appealed for immediate financial help to Srivastava’s family.

Journalist Sulabh Srivastava died under “mysterious circumstances” on the night of June 13 in Pratapgarh district while he was returning home after news coverage, Priyanka Gandhi said in her letter.

A day earlier, on June 12, Srivastava had written a letter to the additional director general of police, Prayagraj zone, expressing concern about his and his family’s safety and stating that the local liquor mafia was angry with his news report on illicit liquor, she said.

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