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Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India]July 31 (ANI): A special court here on Saturday sentenced five people to seven years in prison for rigging a pre-medical test (PMT) conducted by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board in 2009, known by its Hindi acronym Vyapam.

CBI Special Prosecutor (SPP) Ranjan Sharma said that in 2009, Sanyogita Ganj police registered a case of cheating against six people during the PMT examination. During the exam, 2 students had sent two other people to take the exam for them.

The defendants are identified as Ravindra Dulawat, Satyapal Kustawar, Ashish Uttam, Shailendra Kumar and Sanjay Dulawat.

Court of Supplementary Sessions Judge (CBI) Sanjay Kumar Gupta sentenced Shailendra Kumar, Satyapal Kastawar, Ashish Uttam, Ravindra Dulawat, Dr. Sanjay Dulawat and Rampriya Das under Sections 419, 420, 471, 467, 468 of the Penal Code Indian and Madhya Pradesh. Provisions of the Examination Recognition Act.

The court also fined them Rs 10,000 each.

The CBI special prosecutor further said the court found the five guilty after interviewing 70 witnesses.

“Shailendra Kumar was found taking the exam instead of Satyapal Kustawar, a student of MGM Medical College and instead of Ravindra Dulawat, Ashish was giving the best exam. Both were approached by go-betweens, the Dr Sanjay Dulawat and Rampriya Das,” said Ranjan Sharma.

After the Vyapam scam came to light in 2009, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) was formed into this case, as the investigation progressed the cases multiplied and the CBI took over the investigation. investigation following a Supreme Court order in 2016.

The court however acquitted Rampriya Das for lack of evidence against him, he added. (ANI)

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