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Vyapam scam: Another accused commits suicide, toll now over 40

Praveen Yadav allegedly committed by hanging himself on Wednesday at his home in Morena, Madhya Pradesh.? Photograph: (ANI)

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jul 26, 2017, 07.55 AM (IST)

Another accused in the Vyapam scam has committed suicide. 

Praveen Yadav allegedly committed by hanging himself on Wednesday at his home in Morena, Madhya Pradesh. 

The number of people associated with the scam who have died is now over 40. 

The deaths include those of the accused, witnesses and the Aaj Tak journalist Akshay Singh who was investigating the story, and have largely been under mysterious circumstances.

The scam pertains to alleged irregularities in entrance exams organised by the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board, also known as the Vyapam board. 

 

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