Vya­pam scam: 7 spe­cial courts to hear cases

DNA (Delhi) - - INDIA -

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.

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