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Vyapam scam accused Sudhir Sharma surrenders before Bhopal court


Bhopal: Vyapam scam accused Sudhir Sharma surrendered before a Bhopal court on Friday.

Sharma was given an ultimatum to present himself in court before July 28 by CJM Pankaj Singh Maheshwari during a last hearing on July 22.

A cash award of Rs 5000 was also declared on any information leading to his arrest by the probe agency.

The Madhya Pradesh Recruitment Scam or Vyapam Scam pertains to manipulation in the selection process for government jobs conducted by the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB), which is being probed by the Special Task Force (STF).

The STF had on December 18, lodged two FIRs against former State Technical Education Minister Laxmikant Sharma and 129 others in connection with alleged irregularities in the examination for the recruitment of Grade II and III Contractual Teachers conducted by MPPEB.