Court seeks VC affidavit on Rs 1.87crore scholarship fraud

NAGPUR: In yet another twist in multi-crore scholarship scam, the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court on Monday was informed about a letter from Pune-based social welfare commissioner’s office that said prima facie there was a misappropriation of about Rs1.68 crore in distribution of scholarships to Nagpur University affiliated colleges. A division bench of Justice Bhushan Dharmadhikari and Justice Swapna Joshi then directed NU vice-chancellor SP Kane to file a detailed affidavit in this regard within a week. The court also appointed Shyam Mohota as amicus curiae in the PIL.…

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