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New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday transferred all cases relating to the Vyapam scam to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

Additional advocate general Pushpendra Kaurav said that whether the probe by the CBI will be monitored by Supreme Court or not, will be decided on July 24, after CBI takes a stand.

“The Supreme Court has transferred all the cases pertaining to Vyapam scam, on the request made by the government of Madhya Pradesh, to CBI. All the cases will stand transferred to CBI with effect from Monday. The government’s stand has been appreciated by the Supreme Court,” Kaurav told media persons.

“CBI needs to take stand on whether the probe should be monitored by Supreme Court or not. The next hearing in this case will be on July 24,” he added.

Senior Advocate Prashant Bhushan said that the Supreme Court questioned the quashing of the FIR against the Madhya Pradesh Governor by the High Court and issued notices in this regard.

“The Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Governor, to the Madhya Pradesh Government and to the Central government saying why should the investigation be quashed. Even if the Governor cannot be prosecuted , at least the investigation can go on,” he said.

The apex court issued notice to the Centre and the Madhya Pradesh government on the petition demanding the removal of state Governor Ram Naresh Yadav. The court has sought a reply within four weeks. (ANI)

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