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  India   All India  28 Dec 2019  Vyapam scandal: MP reopens case

Vyapam scandal: MP reopens case

THE ASIAN AGE. | RABINDRA NATH CHOUDHURY
Published : Dec 28, 2019, 1:45 am IST
Updated : Dec 28, 2019, 1:45 am IST

They were currently serving as doctors in different hospitals.

The special task force (STF) constituted by the state government to probe into complaints of alleged malpractices by some students to take admission in the different medical colleges in the state, not investigated by CBI, has found that several others involved in the scam could not be nailed so far. (Representational image)
 The special task force (STF) constituted by the state government to probe into complaints of alleged malpractices by some students to take admission in the different medical colleges in the state, not investigated by CBI, has found that several others involved in the scam could not be nailed so far. (Representational image)

Bhopal: In a significant development, Madhya Pradesh government on Friday reopened the infamous Vyapam scandal case, involving the admission of ‘ineligible’ students in various medical colleges in the state in the last one decade through corrupt means, by registering FIRs against three medicos who had taken recourse to unfair practices to pursue MBBS degree.

The special task force (STF) constituted by the state government to probe into complaints of alleged malpractices by some students to take admission in the different medical colleges in the state, not investigated by CBI, has found that several others involved in the scam could not be nailed so far.

“We have begun the probe into Vyapam scandal afresh after we received fresh leads into it. FIRs have been lodged against three medicos who had taken admission in medical colleges by adopting unfair means in 2004, 2005 and 2009 respectively”, STF chief and additional director general of police Ashok Awasthi said.

The three accused were Seema Patel, Vikash Agrawal and Sitaram Sharma who had submitted ‘forged’ residential certificates to take admission in different medical colleges in 2004, 2005 and 2009 respectively, Mr Awasthi said.

They were currently serving as doctors in different hospitals.

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