Ex-NIA chief remains ill

Last Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2012 11:40 hrs

Kochi, June 20 (IANS) Radha Vinod Raju, the first chief of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), remained in critical condition here Wednesday, a senior doctor said.

"His condition continues to be the same as yesterday," said V.P. Gangadharan, medical oncologist who has been treating him for the past one year.

Raju has been a chronic leukaemia patient and now has a complicated lung infection.

A decorated Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, Raju was last month made a member of the advisory board by the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) to assist the CBI in probing bank, commercial and financial frauds.

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