SC to hear petition on Vyapam scam CBI probe on July 9


New Delhi: The apex court will be hearing the petitions seeking a CBI probe into the high profile Vyapam scam on July 9. The scam in Madhya Pradesh is taking a ugly turn with each passing day and nearly 48 people have died so far in the case.

The four petitions which are scheduled for hearing includes that of Congress leader Digvijaya Singh and whistleblower Anand Rai.

The Congress termed the intervention of the apex court in the case as the beginning of the justice. “The investigative arms reporting to the High Court are reporting to the Chief Minister, their hands are tied. We want the justice for those who have died,” said Congress leader Tom Vadakkan.

The Central government has also declared that CBI probe will be started in the scam if directed by a court.  The congress have demanded a CBI probe into the case saying that they have no faith in the BJP government of the state.