Lucknow:With the murder of two CMOs in span of five months, the fraternity of doctors in Uttar Pradesh is terrified. As many as 30 medicos have decided to take voluntary retirement.

Most of the doctors are reported to be cardiac specialists and five of them are working in capital’s government hospitals.

Dr VP Singh,who was posted as Chief Medical Officer,Family planning department,was murdered in the early morning of Saturday. In a similar incident,   Dr Vinod Kumar Arya, who was working in the same capacity here, was gunned down by unidentified persons.

The murder of Singh sent ripples across the state. Many specialised doctors landed the state capital and huddled together at the residence of a senior cardiologist of the state. More than 30 doctors decided to resign.

Police arrested  a youth in this connection.STF personnel and crime branch questioned three employees of CMO office and took possession of important documents.
For the time being the CMO office has been sealed.