Vyapam scam: After journalist, Dean of medical college found dead


By NewsGram Staff Writer

Dr. Arun Sharma, Dean of Jabalpur Medical College was found dead in a Delhi Hotel this morning. He was linked to the infamous Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh. The deceased was assisting the Special Task Force that is probing Vyapam scam.

Two years ago, Dr. DK Sakalle, earlier Dean of Jabalpur Medical College was found charred in his residence lawns.

His father NK Sharma was a Minister, MP and MPCC President. He is not the first person to have died mysteriously in the scam. More than two dozen people related to the scam have died unnatural deaths over the last five years. Yesterday, an India Today journalist who was reporting on the scam fell ill and died.

Congress leader Digvijay Singh also tweeted about the incident and conveyed condolences to the family.