CBI remand of Medical Council of India chief extended to May 1

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New Delhi, Apr.29 (ANI): A Delhi court has extended the Central Bureai of Investigation (CBI) remand of Medical Council of India (MCI) President Ketan Desai till May 1.

Three other accused - J P Singh, Sukhvinder Singh and Kawaljeet Singh - have also been remanded to CBI custody till May 1.

Desai was arrested for allegedly granting recognition to medical colleges in lieu of money.

Continuing its raids, the CBI in Mumbai seized diamonds and gold worth Rs.38 lakh from bank lockers of Desai.

The CBI also recovered property documents, including that of a shop and an office space in posh Andheri area of Mumbai.

The CBI also found that Desai and his family own five vehicles, including three high-end ones-a Toyota Camry, Honda City and Hyundai Sonata.

Desai was arrested for allegedly receiving Rs.2 crore as bribe from a Punjab-based Medical College for giving sanction to enroll students for year 2010-11 though they lacked adequate infrastructure. (ANI)

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