Premiere probe agency CBI has arrested retired Odisha HC justice Ishrat Masroor Quddusi and five others for conspiring to admit students in debarred medical colleges. Quddusi has been accused of not only legally guiding the functionaries of private medical college but also assured favourable settlement of their case in SC. Amongst others who have been arrested includes a middleman Biswanath Agrawala, owners of private medical college – BP Yadav and Palash Yadav, and a hawala operator Ram Dev Saraswat in connection with the case. It had earlier booked them under charges of criminal conspiracy of the Indian Penal Code and Prevention of Corruption Act.
January 15, 2019