BHOPAL: A CBI court on Thursday convicted 31 people in a case related to the infamous VYAPAM recruitment and admission scam of Madhya Pradesh.

They were found guilty on a host of counts, including cheating by personation, cheating and forgery related to 2013 police constable exam conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), better known by its Hindi acronym VYAPAM (Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal), the prosecution said.

CBI special judge SB Sahu convicted 31 accused, including 12 imposters and seven middlemen, on different counts, CBI special prosecutor Satish Dinkar told PTI.

The quantum of punishment to the guilty persons will be pronounced on November 25, he said.

The MPPEB is now known as Professional Examination Board.

SOURCE – NDTV

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