Bhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), Thursday, conducted multiple raids in connection with the Vyapam scam.
As per reports, the central probe agency carried out raids at around 40 locations spread across the state of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
State capitals Bhopal and Lucknow were in the list of cities that included Indore, Ujjain, Rewa, Jabalpur and Allahabad where simultaneous raids were conducted.
Today's raids are the first major action carried out the CBI after it took over the probe in July this year.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has so far registered 83 FIRs and launched 12 preliminary inquiries into the Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal (Vyapam), or the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam.
The scam that involves several admission-cum-recruitment irregularities and also has 40 deaths linked to it.