ED files first chargesheet in Vyapam scam
THE Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a chargesheet in the Vyapam scam case of Madhya Pradesh and charged alleged mastermind Dr Jagdish Sagar and others under the anti-money laundering law, the agency said.
It said that apart from Sagar, Dr Vinod Bhandari, ex-chairman of Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences (SAIMS), and others have been named as accused in the prosecution complaint filed before a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) court here.
This is ED’s first chargesheet in this case and a supplementary compliant could be filed in future as investigation is continuing, a senior official said.
The agency had named former State Higher Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma and 27 others in its FIR registered after taking cognisance of a clutch of FIRs of the Special Task Force of the state.