Court orders probe into cash-for-admission case in MP colleges

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Jabalpur, Oct 17 (UNI)The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the fee and admission regulation committee to investigate into the state's three private medical colleges ignoring the merit list and providing admission to non-meritorious students by charging Rs 20 lakh each in MBBS stream in 2005.

Hearing a public interest petition filed by student Rohan Khandelwal and others challenging admission to Ujjain's R D Gardi Medical College, Bhopal's Peoples Medical College and Indore's Aurobindo Medical College, Chief Justice A K Patnaik and Justice Ajit Singh yesterday told the committee to file an inquiry report within three months.

Petitioner's counsel Aditya Sanghi informed the court that the medical colleges gave admission under management quota in 140 seats to non-meritorious students by charging Rs 20 lakh from each and did not give them any receipt.

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