New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia on Wednesday met the family members of television journalist Akshay Singh, who died in Madhya Pradesh under mysterious circumstances while reporting on the much in the news Vyapam scam.
During the meeting, the Chief Minister offered job for Akshay Singh's sister and financial help for the deceased journalist's family.
The Vyapam scam was a massive admission and recruitment scam involving politicians, senior officials and businessmen in Madhya Pradesh.
The Madhya Pradesh High Court is set to hold a hearing on state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's recommendation of a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam today.
Chouhan has been facing the heat over the scam after a number of accused and witnesses connected with the case reportedly died under mysterious circumstances.
As many as 46 people associated with the scam as accused or witnesses have died under mysterious circumstances, according to latest reports.
Over the past week, a doctor related to the employment scam, a medical college dean and journalist Akshay Singh were also found dead.