Vyapam scam: CBI files chargesheet against 592 people including 4 promoters

Updated On : 23 Nov , 2017 , 09:03 PM
Vyapam case: CBI files chargesheet against 592 people including 4 promoters (File Photo)
Vyapam case: CBI files chargesheet against 592 people including 4 promoters (File Photo)
New Delhi:

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a chargesheet against 592 people including four promoters of private medical colleges in the Vyapam scam.

The chargesheet was filed in a special CBI court in Bhopal in the case of Pre-Medical test (PMT) conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board or Vyapam in 2012.

Those listed includes Pankaj Trivedi, then director Vyapam; Nitin Mohindra, then a senior system analyst; Ajay Kumar Sen, then a deputy system analyst and CK Mishra, then a programmer.

CBI has also mentioned Chirayu Medical College chairman Ajay Goenka, Peoples Medical College chairman, SN Vijaywargiya, Bhopal Medical College chairman Suresh Singh Bhadauria and LN Medical College chairman JN Chowkse.

The CBI has also named 334 are candidates, 155 guardians of some of these candidates, 46 invigilators during the examination, 26 officials of four private medical colleges, 22 middlemen and two officers of department of medical education, Madhya Pradesh, the officials said.

The probing agency is looking into the various cases of massive irregularities in various examination conducted by the VYAPAM to select candidates for medical colleges and also for state government jobs. The CBI took over investigation following a Supreme Court order on July 9, 2015.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published : Thursday, November 23, 2017 05:57 PM
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