Jabalpur medical college dean found dead in Delhi, Congress hints at Vyapam scam link

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New Delhi, July 5: At a time when Madhya Pradesh government is facing criticism for the death of Delhi-based TV journalist, who was covering the massive Vyapam scam, dean of a medical college in Jabalpur was found dead in Delhi under mysterious circumstances on Sunday.

Dr Arun Sharma, dean of Jabalpur's NS medical college, was supposed to head to Agartala from Delhi as part of an inspection team of Medical Council of India.

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The college Sharma headed was linked to the Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pareeksha Mandal (Vyapam) scam, which has so far engulfed top bureaucrats and politicians in Madhya Pradesh.

Doctor Arun Sharma was found dead in Uppal Hotel, near the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, the ANI reported.

[Vyapam scam: TV journalist Akshay Singh cremated; SIT to probe his death]

He was to go to Agartala for Medical Council of India (MCI) inspection, the ANI quoted his neighbour as speaking.

According to reports, Sharma was helping to probe the fake medical entrace examinees in Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board scam, known as Vyapam scam.

Meanwhile, Congress leader Digvijay Singh has hinted at his possible link to Vyapam scam.

Earlier on Sunday, MP government ordered probe into death of Akshay Singh of TV channel Aaj Tak, covering the Vyapam scam, died in Jhabua on Saturday afternoon.

The Congress party voiced concern about the "more than 40 mysterious deaths of individuals associated with the Vyapam scam".

The party said the issue needs to be probed thoroughly. Akshay Singh was in Madhya Pradesh for coverage of the recent deaths due to the scam in the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) or Vyapam.

On Saturday, he was in Meghnagar in Jhabua to talk to the family members of scam-accused Namrata Damor, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances.

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