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Vyapam: ED files first charge sheet under PMLA

Press Trust of India  |  Indore 

The (ED) today filed a charge sheet in the case of and charged alleged mastermind Dr Jagdish and others under the anti-law, the agency said.

It said apart from Sagar, Dr Vinod Bhandari, ex-of (SAIMS), and others have been named as accused in the prosecution complaint filed before a special Prevention of Act (PMLA) court here.

This is ED's first charge sheet in this case and a supplementary compliant could be filed in future as investigation is continuing, a said.

The central probe agency's zonal office here had registered a criminal FIR in March 2014 to probe alleged financial irregularities and laundering instances in the Professional Examination Board scam, also called Vyapam in Hindi, pertaining to admission of candidates and students in professional courses and in alleged connivance with officials and politicians.

The agency had named former state Higher and 27 others in its FIR registered after taking cognisance of a clutch of FIRs of the of the state.

It has attached assets worth Rs 13.95 crore in this case till now. The CBI is also probing the case.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 18:55 IST
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