Vyapam scam: 7 special courts to hear cases
Jabalpur: Cases related to the Vyapam scam will be heard by seven special courts in four major cities of the state instead of the earlier 16, says a recent notification issued by the Madhya Pradesh High Court.
The notification issued on September 11 states, “The High Court of Madhya Pradesh hereby designates the courts of the Additional Sessions Judges for trial of offences relating to Vyapam scam matters and matters linked thereto, investigated by the CBI, Delhi or Special Task Force (STF), Bhopal in suppression of all its earlier notifications.” As per the notification, the cases related to Vayapam scam will be heard in four cities including Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur and Gwalior.
The court of additional sessions judge of Bhopal will hear the Vyapam cases of Bhopal, Sehore, Raisen, Betul, Hoshangabad, Harda, Rajgarh and Vidisha, it said.
Similarly, the additional sessions judge of Gwalior will hear the cases of Gwalior, Tikamgarh, Sheopur, Bhind, Morena, Guna, Shivpuri, Datia and Ashoknagar.
The additional session judge of Jabalpur will hear the cases of Jabalpur, Dindori, Chhattarpur, Narsinghpur, Damoh, Seoni, Satna, Panna, Shahdol, Katni, Anooppur, Mandla, Sagar, Chhindwara, Rewa, Sidhi, Balaghat, Umaria and Singrauli.