34 People Died in Vyapam Scam So Far: Centre

As many as 34 people connected to Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh have died so far, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said as per information furnished by the Madhya Pradesh government, a total of 34 people connected to Vyapam issue have died between 2007-15.

“Out of these 11 died due to accidents, 15 died due to health problems, five committed suicide, two drowned and the cause of death of one person could not be ascertained,” he said in reply to a written question.

CBI is probing irregularities in conduct of recruitments for various state government jobs conducted by Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) or ‘Vyapam’.

Opposition partied have been stalling Parliamentary proceedings over issues of Lalit Modi and Vyapam scam since beginning of monsoon session.