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CBI arrests Vyapam scam accused

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The has arrested a medical officer from Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki who has been absconding in a case related to Pre Medical Test conducted in 2012, an said here today.

The agency has filed a charge sheet on November 23, 2017, on the basis of which the trial had issued non-bailable warrant against the absconding chargesheeted accused.

"In pursuance to such, the accused who was posted as at CHC Jattuva Tappa, District (UP) was arrested," said.

He said the investigation shows that that accused Virendra Mourya in conspiracy with co-accused, middleman and racketeer, appeared in MPPMT-2012 at an examination centre in and helped co-accused (beneficiary candidate) by allowing her to copy answers from him.

"It was also revealed that in 2012, the said accused was a student of MBBS Course at a medical college, (admission Batch year 2008) and he had no intention of taking admission in MBBS course in any private medical college of and his intention was only to provide alleged illegal copying assistance to the beneficiary candidate," he said.

The CBI said it was further alleged that in connivance with co-accused middleman and a private medical college in Bhopal, the accused blocked a seat of MBBS course and later on vacated the same, which was filled by the said medical college without following due procedure.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:00 IST