Vyapam scam: Madhya Pradesh ex-Minister Laxmikant Sharma charged

February 08, 2018 09:43 pm | Updated July 28, 2019 06:32 pm IST - New Delhi

Former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma. File

Former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma. File

Former Madhya Pradesh Minister Laxmikant Sharma, his OSD and 85 others were on February 8 charged by the CBI for alleged cheating and corruption in the recruitment of Grade-II contractual teachers through Vyapam in 2012, agency officials said.

The chargesheet, filed in the Bhopal Special court on February 8, has named then controller of Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board — also known as Vyapam — Pankaj Trivedi; then principal system analyst in Vyapam Nitin Mohindra, 72 candidates, two other Vyapam officials and 11 middlemen, including Mr. Sharma, they said.

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