Lucknow: The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Tuesday sought details of death due to Japanese Encephalitis from the state government in eastern districts of Uttar Pradesh.

The order was passed by the bench of Justice Uma Nath Singh and Justice Virendra Kumar Dixit on a writ petition filed by local lawyer Ashok Pandey seeking direction to the Chief Minister for prosecution of the minister concerned.

The court gave the state government a week's time to file the details of the last 10 years and fixed December 10 as the next date of hearing.

(Agencies)

Latest News from Uttar Pradesh News desk