New Delhi: CBI on Thursday registered six new cases related to alleged irregularities in examinations conducted by Vyapam, also known as the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board.
According to a CBI spokesperson here, the first case is against four persons relating to alleged illegalities committed in the Pre-Medical Entrance Test 2009.
The second is against seven persons relating to alleged irregularities in the Police Constable Recruitment Test 2013, while one person has been booked in the third case relating to the test conducted in 2012, she said.
The spokesperson said the fourth case is against eight accused persons relating to alleged illegalities in the 2013 test and the fifth against two persons for "irregularities" in the same examination.
She said the sixth case is against 21 accused persons relating to alleged illegalities in the Pre-Medical Entrance Test 2008, conducted by Vyapam.
Allegations of rampant corruption surfaced in professional examinations conducted by Vyapam after RTI queries showed alleged involvement of top functionaries of state government offices.
Former state Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma and several top bureaucrats are currently in jail in connection with the scam.