Vyapam Scam: Digvijay Singh blames Uma Bharti and Shivraj

Congress Leader agitated, files complaint against Madhya Pradesh CM and Ex-CM

September 20, 2018: Senior Indian National Congress (INC) leader Digvijay Singh filed a complaint against Union Minister Uma Bharti, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and some other police officials for allegedly tampering with the evidences pertaining to the Vyapam Scam.

The plea consisting of a 27,000-page annexure, was filed before Judge Suresh Singh of the special court in Bhopal seeking prosecution of Chauhan and Bharti.

In the plea, Singh has alleged that hard disk obtained from computer of Nitin Mohindra- one of the key accused in the scam has been tampered by few Indore police officials including the then Inspector General Vipin Maheshwari and Superintendent of Police of Crime Branch, Indore Dilip Soni to save Chouhan and other prominent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in the case.

The Congress leader has also alleged that the Special Task Force (STF), which probed the case earlier and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ignored strong evidence against Chauhan, Bharti and other BJP leaders. Bharti served as the former chief minister of Madhya Pradesh.

The hearing regarding Singh’s plea is posted for September 22.

Edited by : Pragya Garg