A Special CBI court at Tis Hazari on Thursday sends former Odisha HC judge IM Quddusi and five others to four-day police custody.
The CBI had sought five-day police remand of all five accused including former Odisha HC judge.
The central investigative agency informed the court that 'big nexus is working' and told about recovery of 1.86 crore.
The arrests were made on Wednesday night after a detailed search operation at eight locations, including the residence of Justice (retired) Quddusi in Greater Kailash here. Searches were also carried out in Bhubaneswar and Lucknow.
Medical college scam: Special CBI Court at Tis Hazari sends former Odisha HC judge IM Quddusi and five others to four day police custody— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2017
The others arrested in the case were B P Yadav and Palash Yadav of the Prasad Educational Trust which runs a medical college in Lucknow, Biswanath Agrawala, a middleman, and hawala operator Ramdev Saraswat, the CBI sources said.
Medical college scam: CBI sought custodial interrogation of Quddusi, say 'big nexus working'; CBI informed court about recovery of 1.86 Cr— ANI (@ANI) September 21, 2017
"The arrested accused will be produced before a competent court on Thursday," a CBI spokesperson said.