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Dental college scam: CBI summons Tamil Nadu Dental Council President

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Jan 18, 2013 at 01:40pm IST

Chennai: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday summoned state dental council president Dr Gunaseelan Rajan in the case relating to alleged bribe taken by a dental council member for granting approval to a private dental college in Tamil Nadu to start a post-graduate course.

The CBI had on Sunday conducted a raid at the residence of dentist Gunaseelan Rajan in Gandhi Nagar locality, CBI said. This came in the wake of the January 7 arrest of DCI member Dr S Murukesan in the city for allegedly demanding Rs one crore as bribe and accepting Rs 25 lakh as advance.

Besides Murukesan, three functionaries of Melmaruvathur-based Adhiparasakthi Dental College and Hospital were also arrested from his dental clinic here for allegedly offering the illegal gratification.

Dental college scam: CBI summons TN Dental Council President

This came in the wake of the January 7 arrest of DCI member Dr S Murukesan for allegedly accepting Rs 25 lakh as bribe.

CBI had also conducted searches at various premises of Murukesan and the college Managing Director.

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