Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation today registered one more FIR and a Preliminary Enquiry related to cases linked with the VYAPAM scam which relates to massive irregularities in medical entrance tests and recruitment of contractual teachers and different categories of staff in Madhya Pradesh Government departments such as Forest and Transport.
The FIR has been registered u/s 120 B, 409, 420, 467, 468, 471, 201 of IPC; Section 3(D) (1,2/4) of MP Recognised Examination Act 1937 ; Section 65, 66 of IT Act and Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of P C Act, 1988 against 587 accused persons including the then Controller; then Principal System Analyst; then Senior System Analyst; then Assistant Programmer, VYAPAM and then OSD to a former State Minister.
CBI has taken over the investigation of FIR No. 12/13 registered on 30 October 2013, which was earlier registered by the Special task Force of Madhya Pradesh Police on allegations of manipulation in allotment of roll numbers to facilitate cheating by the candidates appearing in PMT Examination 2012 as well as on allegations of alteration in OMR sheets.
The preliminary Enquiry has been registered relating to death of Vikas Singh. This is to enquire whether or not the death was related to alleged VYAPAM cases. He was an alleged accused in 3 FIRs registered by Madhya Pradesh Police (FIR No. 449/13, at Police Station,Jhansi Road, Gwalior; FIR No.-390/11 at Police Station Gopalganj, Dist-Sagar & FIR No.-898/13 at Police Station Garha, Dist-Jabalpur). He died on 21 November 2009. On the complaint of then C.M.O. C.H., Mhow in Indore district, Inquest No. 71/2009 was registered at Police Station Kishanganj in Indore (M.P). He was a student of Veterinary College, Mhow, and was residing at Boys Hostel, Veterinary College, Rasalpura, Mhow, where the incident took place.
On the directions of Supreme Court of India, CBI has taken over the investigation of the said FIR & Inquest proceedings which were earlier registered and conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Police.