Press Release
New Delhi, 12.01.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Medical Officer from Haidergarh, District- Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) who was absconding in a case related to Vyapam scam.

A chargesheet was filed against the accused on 23.11.2017 in a Vyapam related case pertaining to MPPMT-2012 Examination before the Special Judge, Vyapam cases, Bhopal. After taking the cognisance, the trial court issued Non-Bailable Warrant against the absconding chargesheeted accused. In pursuance to such, the accused who was posted as Medical Officer at CHC Jattuva Tappa, District Rae Bareli (UP) was arrested.

The investigation revealed that the accused, in conspiracy with co-accused middleman and Racketeer, appeared in MPPMT-2012 at the examination centre in Indore 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 government medical college, Kanpur (admission Batch year 2008) and he had no intention of taking admission in MBBS Course in any Private Medical College of Madhya Pradesh and his intention was only to provide alleged illegal copying assistance to the beneficiary candidate. It was further alleged that in connivance with co-accused middleman and Private Medical College, Bhopal, the accused blocked a seat of MBBS Course at said Private Medical College, Bhopal and later on vacated the same, which was filled by the said Medical College without following any due procedure.

The arrested accused will be produced in the Designated Court at Bhopal.