The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered eight more FIRs in connection with the multi-layered Vyapam scam on Wednesday. The cases registered are mostly about candidates cracking examinations and recruitment tests through impersonation.
The first case has been registered against three persons on the basis of an FIR registered on February 2, 2014 at Jehangirabad police station in Bhopal.
It pertains to alleged cheating by impersonation in the police constable recruitment test in 2013. The second case has been registered against 13 persons for alleged cheating by impersonation in police constable recruitment test 2012.
The third one is against six persons for cheating through impersonation in pre-medical test (PMT) 2010 in Guna district.
The fourth, fifth and sixth cases are also about cheating through impersonation in police constable recruitment examinations in 2012 and 2013 respectively.
The seventh case registered is about cheating in PMT 2009 and was initially registered by the MP police at Jhansi Road police station in Gwalior.
There are six accused in this case. The eighth case is also about impersonation for cheating in the same examination and there are six accused in this case as well.
All these cases that were earlier registered by MP police have now been taken over by CBI, which has now registered 45 cases in connection with Vyapam so far, apart from 11 preliminary enquiries (PEs) that have been instituted to inquire into 19 deaths.