NEW DELHI: A whistleblower in the Vyapam scam, Prashant Pandey, on Thursday said that he expects Supreme Court to do justice, adding that all the irregularities in the investigation of the case so far should be looked into by the apex court.
“I just expect justice from the Supreme Court. All the irregularities in the Vyapam scam should looked into and action should be taken against those responsible. Those who have tampered with the evidence or destroyed it should be punished,” Pandey told ANI.
“I would like to tell you that I have not shared the evidence that I have put forth with any political party. Whatever information I had, I have shared it only with the honourable court,” he added.
The Supreme Court will hear six petitions for a Central Bureau of Investigation probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh today.
According to reports, by Chief Justice HL Dattu agreed to give an urgent hearing after the petitioner, which include Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, called for an investigation into the scam by the CBI which should be monitored by the apex court as well as the dismissal of Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav, who has also been linked with the same.
As many as 46 people associated with the scam as accused or witnesses have died under mysterious circumstances, according to latest reports.