Vyapam scam: CBI officer found unconscious in train
Bhopal: A Central
Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer of the rank of deputy superintendent of
police (DSP) being sent as a backup for Vyapam scam investigations to Madhya
Pradesh was found unconscious in train.
According to the
spokesperson of the Bureau in Delhi, Indrashekar Jha, posted in Delhi, was
heading towards Gwalior to join the CBI team investigating Vyapam scam when he
suffered a brain hemorrhage.
“He was not part of the
investigation, but was being sent as backup to be put on assignment during
crisis,” she said.
Jha could not disembark
the train at Gwalior and moved on to Jhansi where railway staff called in for
medical emergency services and referred him to hospital. He has been kept under
constant observation and will be shifted to Gwalior for further treatment.
CBI conducts raids in
Meanwhile, the CBI on
Thursday raided around 40 locations in Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh in
connection with the Vyapam scam, an official said. “Among the locations where
raids were conducted are Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Rewa, Jabalpur, Lucknow and
Allahabad,” the CBI official said.
The CBI has so far
registered 83 FIRs and launched 12 preliminary inquiries into the Vyavsayik
Pariksha Mandal (Vyapam), or the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board
The scam that involves
several admission-cum-recruitment irregularities and also has over 40 deaths
linked to it. (With inputs from Agencies)