SC transfers all Vyapam cases to CBI after Attorney General tells court that the agency can probe the case. The next date of hearing in Supreme Court is July 24.
It is a crucial day in the Vyapam scam probe as the Supreme Court today heard all the petitions related to the case. The four pleas include seeking an SC monitored probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the case as well as another plea seeking the removal of scam-accused Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court had on Wednesday deferred a plea for a CBI probe till the July 20 saying that it will wait for the Supreme Court ruling on petitions. After HC’s decision, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that he would request the Supreme Court that the investigation in the deadly Vyapam scam be handed over to the CBI .AG appearing for MP government says that the government is open for a CBI probe into Vyapam.
SC issues notice to CBI and others on petition demanding CBI inquiry in Vyapam Scam. The notice is returnable in 2 weeks.
SC slams Madhya Pradesh HC, says it is washing its hands off the Vyapam scam as it could have ordered a CBI probe.
SC also issued notice to Central government and others on petition demanding removal of MP Governor. The notice is returnable in 4 weeks. SC has issued a notice to MP Governor Ram Naresh Yadav also. The allegation against Yadav is that he is named an FIR in Vyapam and is accused of recommending names of 5 candidates to be appointed as forest guards.
“Madhya Pradesh HC was not right in quashing FIR against Governor as Vyapam CEO had recorded statement against Governor for his role in Vyapam scam,” Kapil Sibal says in SC. This point of view has been taken very seriously by SC and CM questio
Home Minister Babulal Gaur backs MP CM, saying “did the then CM Arjun resign at the time of Bhopal Gas Tragedy which killed thousands. If not then why should Shivraj Singh Chouhan resign.”
Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who is also a petitioner in the Vyapam scam was present in the Supreme court