Vyapam scam: MP HC to hold hearing on Chouhan’s recommendation today

By: | Published: July 8, 2015 10:53 AM

The Madhya Pradesh High Court is set to hold a hearing on state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's recommendation of a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam on Wednesday.

The Madhya Pradesh High Court is set to hold a hearing on state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s recommendation of a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam on Wednesday.

Chouhan had yesterday said that he will request the High Court to order the CBI to conduct its inquiry into the Vyapam scam and added that he has complete faith in the judiciary.

The Chief Minister further claimed that the Congress had indulged in baseless allegations against him and that their accusations were merely to spoil his reputation.

Chouhan has been facing the heat over the scam after a number of accused and witnesses connected with the case reportedly died under mysterious circumstances.

As many as 46 people associated with the scam as accused or witnesses have died under mysterious circumstances, according to latest reports.

Over the past week, a doctor related to the employment scam, a medical college dean and journalist Akshay Singh were also found dead.

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