Judges bribery case: Supreme Court reserves order in Medical Council of India scam

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved order in connection with a plea seeking SIT probe into an alleged Medical Council of India (MCI) bribery case.

Published: 27th November 2017 06:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th November 2017 08:19 AM   |  A+A-

Supreme Court of India (Photo | PTI)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on a plea seeking Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into an alleged Medical Council of India (MCI) bribery case.

A three-judge bench will pronounce its order on December 1.The plea was filed by Campaign for Judicial Accountability and Judicial Reforms. The case pertains to a medical college bribery scam against I M Quddusi (retired Orissa High Court judge) who was arrested by the CBI under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Quddusi allegedly used his influence to help Uttar Pradesh-based Prasad Education Trust in settling a matter involving their plea to set up medical colleges. The Trust owned one of the 46 medical colleges barred from admitting students. The accused were granted bail, which was not challenged by the CBI.

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