Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Filmmaker Madhan Arrested In Alleged Multi-Crore Scam In SRM University

Narada Desk | November 22, 2016 12:52 pm Print
After an intensive manhunt spanning nearly six months, film producer Madhan, allegedly involved in a multi-crore scam in SRM University medical admission in which 123 persons were allegedly cheated, was arrested on Monday, police said.

Bringing an end to intensive manhunt of six months, police on Monday arrested film producer Madhan, allegedly involved in a multi-crore scam in SRM University medical admission in which 123 persons were allegedly cheated.

Reportedly, he was arrested in the  textile city of Tirupur where he had arrived on Sunday night to meet a woman associate after trying to escape from the law by hiding in several states, including Uttarakhand, Karnataka and Manipur, police said.

After an intensive manhunt spanning nearly six months, film producer Madhan, allegedly involved in a multi-crore scam in SRM University medical admission in which 123 persons were allegedly cheated, was arrested on Monday, police said.

He was arrested in the textile city of Tirupur where he had arrived on Sunday night to meet a woman associate after trying to escape from the law by hiding in several states, including Uttarakhand, Karnataka and Manipur, they said.

 

The medical admission scandal’s lid broke open in May last when Madhan disappeared mysteriously, dragging SRM University into the picture. Reportedly, he went into hiding on May 28 after writing an emotional note allegedly claiming that he was going to end his life in Varanasi, “where if a person dies, will have no rebirth.”

Madhan had also allegedly acknowledged having collected several crore of Rupees from parents for their wards aspiring for MBBS seats in SRM varsity.

 

The police probe had found that Madhan and his associates were allegedly involved in cheating 123 aspirants for under and post graduate courses in medicine in SRM group of institutions to the tune of Rs. 84.27 crore.

 

The SRM chief Pachamuthu-led Indiya Jananayaga Katchi (IJK) is an ally of NDA at the Centre.

He was booked under various IPC sections, including Section 420 (cheating).

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