Lucknow/ Bhopal, Aug 25: As the Vyapam scam or Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam continues to get murkier, a doctor from Uttar Pradesh who had disappeared mysteriously has been found in a jail in Gwalior.
According to TOI report, Bijnor-based Dr Prabhat Chaudhary's whereabouts were unknown since last eight months.
On Monday, Aug 24, it came to light that the doctor was lodged inside Gwalior jail, when the Chief Medical fficer (CMO) of Bijnor, Dr Manmohan Singh received a letter from the office of the superintendent of police, Gwalior. [Vyapam scam: 44 mysterious deaths]
According to Madhya Pradesh police officials, Dr Chaudhary has been booked over charges of facilitating admissions of students in medical colleges of MP, through fradulent ways.
Chaudhary had gone missing on Dec 10, 2014. Even his family members and Uttar Pradesh administration was in dark over his whereabouts.
Virendra Jain, the Gwalior SP said that Chaudhary has been booked in at least ten cases. He was working as an agent and was involved in racket of admissions through fraud methods.
He has been in Gwalior jail since Dec 13, 2014.
Meanwhile the Bijnor CMO has apprised the Uttar Pradesh government about the information on Chaudhary.
Presently, the CBI is investigationg the Vyapam scam, that has put Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government on tenterhooks.
Vyapam scam has claimed at least 44 lives so far. [Vyapam scam: Death after death]