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SC dismissed plea in medical college bribery scam

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme on Friday dismissed filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Judicial Reforms (CJAR) into an alleged Medical Council of (MCI) bribery case.

The Apex did not find any merit in the filed by CJAR.

Last week, a similar filed by Senior Supreme lawyer, Kamini Jaiswal, was also dismissed by the Apex Court in the same case.

The case pertains to medical college bribery scam against I. M. Quddusi (retired High Court judge), who was arrested among others, by the (CBI) under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Quddusi allegedly used his influence to help Uttar Pradesh-based Prasad Education in "settling" a matter involving their plea to set up medical colleges.

The owned one of the 46 medical colleges barred by the Central from admitting students.

The accused were subsequently granted bail, but the same was not challenged by the

Following granting of the bail, CJAR filed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) in the Supreme Court seeking the constitution of an SIT to investigate the allegations, with a retired judge monitoring the same.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 13:30 IST